Question: What Does Astonishing Mean?

Can you call someone astonishing?

Something astonishing is astounding, staggering, stupefying, amazing, or incredible.

It’s not something you see every day.

This is a pretty strong word.

A dog shaking hands is not astonishing, but a dog calling 911 for its owner definitely is..

Is astonished positive or negative?

Here, the lack of respect towards one’s parents is the negative part, but astonished is neutral, not negative.

Is astonishing a positive word?

You can say you are astonished that one could be so stupid. Or your friend is astoundingly pigheaded. You could also use extraordinary in place of either word too, although you’d need to rewrite the sentence a bit. There’s no inherent positive or negative value to those words, it just depends on how you use them.

What’s another word for amazing?

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What is d meaning of astonishing?

: causing a feeling of great surprise or wonder : surprising an astonishing discovery.

What does astonishingly beautiful mean?

Add an -ly to the end to form astonishingly and that describes something done in a way that completely surprises. Great athletes play astonishingly well, a sunset that takes your breath away is astonishingly beautiful, and someone who suddenly leaps out of a deathbed has astonishingly been cured!