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Amazing Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    amazing adj
  1. surprising greatly; "she does an amazing amount of work"; "the dog was capable of astonishing tricks" [syn: 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: awe-inspiring, awesome, awful, awing]
Amazing Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    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.] A labyrinth to amaze his foes. --Shak.
  2. To confound, as by fear, wonder, extreme surprise; to overwhelm with wonder; to astound; to astonish greatly. ``Amazing Europe with her wit.'' --Goldsmith. And all the people were amazed, and said, Is not this the son of David? --Matt. xii. 23. 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.
Amazing Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Amazing \A*maz"ing\, a. Causing amazement; very wonderful; as, amazing grace. -- A*maz"ing*ly, adv.
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  • Amazing: Amazing may refer to: A*mazing , an Australian children's television game show that aired in the mid to late 1990s. Amazing, a maze computer ...
  • Amazing Stories: Amazing Stories was an American science fiction magazine launched in April 1926 by Hugo Gernsback 's Experimenter Publishing . ...
  • Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends: Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends is an animated series produced by Marvel Productions starring established Marvel Comics characters ...
  • Amazing (Inna song): "Amazing" is an electro-house song by Romanian recording artist Inna , from her debut album "Hot ". The song debuted on Radio 21 FM on ...
  • Amazing (Aerosmith song): "Amazing" is a song performed by American hard rock band Aerosmith . It was written by lead singer Steven Tyler and longtime band ...
  • Amazing (George Michael song): "Amazing" is a song co-written, arranged, produced and performed by George Michael which released by Sony BMG Records in 2004 . ...
  • Amazing (Kanye West song): "Amazing" is a song by American hip hop artist Kanye West , released as the third single for his fourth studio album, 808s & Heartbreak ...
  • Amazing (Seal song): "Amazing" is a song recorded by British singer Seal . It was produced by Stuart Price and released as the lead single from his fifth ...
  • Amazing (Alex Lloyd song): "Amazing" is a single written by Australian singer Alex Lloyd and released in 2001 . It was a successful single, which reached the top of ...
  • Amazing (Westlife song): "Amazing" is the third and final single from Westlife 's fifth studio album, Face to Face . The song peaked at 4 on the UK Singles Chart ...

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* It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. - Harry S Truman

* There are two sorts of curiosity -- the momentary and the permanent. The momentary is concerned with the odd appearance on the surface of things. The permanent is attracted by the amazing and consecutive life that flows on beneath the surface of things. - Robert Lynd

* Prince Akeem Oh, it was a most amazing game. The Giants of New York took on the Packers of Green Bay. The Giants triumphed by kicking a pigskin ball through a big H. A most ripping victory. Cleo McDowell Son... I'm just going to tell you this one time. If you want to keep working here, stay off the drugs. - Coming to America


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