Astonishment

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Astonishment Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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

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  • 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


  • ‘Valley of Astonishment’ poetically explores rare neurological conditions
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  • Hong Kong Rallies Excite, Annoy Mainlanders on Shopping Holidays
    Chinese tourists are descending on Hong Kong for annual holidays and finding an event not listed in their travel brochures -- huge pro-democracy demonstrations that are being met with a mix of astonishment, pride and annoyance. China's Golden Week, when an estimated 480 million mainland Chinese will travel, began yesterday. Hong Kong is a major destination, wi Read more on this news related to 'Astonishment'

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