Astonishment

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Astonishment Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the feeling that accompanies something extremely surprising; "he looked at me in astonishment"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • the feeling that accompanies something extremely surprising; "he looked at me in astonishment"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Astonishment'


  • Principle of least astonishment: The principle of least astonishment (POLA) applies to user interface and software design, from the ergonomics standpoint It is ...

'Astonishment' example sentence in quotations


* We strain to renew our capacity for wonder, to shock ourselves into astonishment once again. - Shana Alexander


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Astonishment Sample Sentences in News


  • Zuckerberg, in all-Chinese Q&A, says Facebook has '11 mobile users'
    To thunderous applause and astonishment from the Chinese audience, Mark Zuckerberg gave a 30-minute Q&A session at Beijing's Tsinghua University -- completely in Mandarin. Read more on this news related to 'Astonishment'
  • In Zuckerberg's all-Chinese Q&A, says Facebook has '11 mobile users'
    To thunderous applause and astonishment from the Chinese audience, Mark Zuckerberg gave a 30-minute Q&A session at Beijing's Tsinghua University -- completely in Mandarin. So how did the Facebook CEO do? ... Read more on this news related to 'Astonishment'
  • Rangers power battle: Graham Wallace leaves on family holiday as Brian Kennedy and Mike Ashley go to war for control ...
    RECORD Sport can reveal Wallace's decision to go on holiday has caused astonishment in the rival camps as the fate of the club hangs in the balance after a chaotic day of boardroom activity. Read more on this news related to 'Astonishment'

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