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Dictionary entry overview: What does astounding mean?
• ASTOUNDING (adjective)
The adjective ASTOUNDING has 2 senses:
1. bewildering or striking dumb with wonder
2. so surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm
Familiarity information: ASTOUNDING used as an adjective is rare.
Dictionary entry details
|Sense 1||astounding [BACK TO TOP]|
Bewildering or striking dumb with wonder
|Sense 2||astounding [BACK TO TOP]|
So surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm
such an enormous response was astonishing / an astounding achievement / the amount of money required was staggering / suffered a staggering defeat / the figure inside the boucle dress was stupefying
impressive (making a strong or vivid impression)
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