- The definition of astonishment refers to feeling dazzled or overwhelmed by something.
Learning you had just won 10 million dollars would be a shocking surprise and an example of being filled with astonishment.
astonishment definition by Webster's New World
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- the state of being astonished; great amazement
- anything that astonishes
astonishment definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Great surprise or amazement.
- A cause of amazement; a marvel.