• IPA: /əˈmeɪzd/


  1. Astonished; confounded with fear, surprise, or wonder; greatly surprised. The following adposition may be: at, with or by.
    • 1590s, William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream: III, ii
      I am amazed at your passionate words
    • 1610s, William Shakespeare, Cymbeline: IV, iii
      I am amazed with matter
    • 1917, Frederic Harrison, The Mill on the Floss. Vol. IX. Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction
      we are amazed by forked flashes of wisdom
    • 1907, Robert William Chambers, chapter I, in The Younger Set, New York, N.Y.: D. Appleton & Company, OCLC 24962326 ↗:
      And it was while all were passionately intent upon the pleasing and snake-like progress of their uncle that a young girl in furs, ascending the stairs two at a time, peeped perfunctorily into the nursery as she passed the hallway—and halted amazed.
Synonyms Translations Verb
  1. Simple past tense and past participle of amaze

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