- The definition of amazed is a reaction or feeling of surprise, awe and astonishment.
An example of a time when someone might be feeling amazed is a child looking at presents on Christmas morning.
Something has amazed this little boy.
Variant of amaze
transitive verbamazed, amazing
- to fill with great surprise or sudden wonder; astonish
- Obsolete to bewilder
Origin of amazeMiddle English (only in past participle amased) ; from Old English āmasian: ; from ā-, a- + base akin to Norwegian masast, to fall asleep, Swedish mos, sluggish, sleepy
Old Poet. amazement