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4 definitions found
 for Amazing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Amaze \A*maze"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Amazed; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Amazing.] [Pref. a- + maze.]
     1. To bewilder; to stupefy; to bring into a maze. [Obs.]
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              A labyrinth to amaze his foes.        --Shak.
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     2. To confound, as by fear, wonder, extreme surprise; to
        overwhelm with wonder; to astound; to astonish greatly.
        "Amazing Europe with her wit." --Goldsmith.
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              And all the people were amazed, and said, Is not
              this the son of David?                --Matt. xii.
                                                    23.
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     Syn: To astonish; astound; confound; bewilder; perplex;
          surprise.
  
     Usage: Amaze, Astonish. Amazement includes the notion of
            bewilderment of difficulty accompanied by surprise. It
            expresses a state in which one does not know what to
            do, or to say, or to think. Hence we are amazed at
            what we can not in the least account for. Astonishment
            also implies surprise. It expresses a state in which
            one is stunned by the vastness or greatness of
            something, or struck with some degree of horror, as
            when one is overpowered by the ?normity of an act,
            etc.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Amazing \A*maz"ing\, a.
     Causing amazement; very wonderful; as, amazing grace. --
     A*maz"ing*ly, adv.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  amazing
      adj 1: surprising greatly; "she does an amazing amount of work";
             "the dog was capable of astonishing tricks" [syn:
             amazing, astonishing]
      2: inspiring awe or admiration or wonder; "New York is an
         amazing city"; "the Grand Canyon is an awe-inspiring sight";
         "the awesome complexity of the universe"; "this sea, whose
         gently awful stirrings seem to speak of some hidden soul
         beneath"- Melville; "Westminster Hall's awing majesty, so
         vast, so high, so silent" [syn: amazing, awe-inspiring,
         awesome, awful, awing]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  23 Moby Thesaurus words for "amazing":
     astonishing, astounding, awesome, breathtaking, confounding,
     dazzling, extraordinary, eye-opening, fabulous, mind-boggling,
     miraculous, overwhelming, prodigious, remarkable, spectacular,
     staggering, startling, strange, stunning, stupendous, surprising,
     wonderful, wondrous
  
  

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