Associations to the word «Amazement»


AMAZEMENT, noun. (uncountable) The condition of being amazed; overwhelming wonder, as from surprise, sudden fear, horror, or admiration; astonishment.
AMAZEMENT, noun. (countable) (archaic) A particular feeling of wonder, surprise, fear, or horror.
AMAZEMENT, noun. (countable) (dated) Something which amazes.
AMAZEMENT, noun. (obsolete) Madness, frenzy.

Dictionary definition

AMAZEMENT, noun. The feeling that accompanies something extremely surprising; "he looked at me in astonishment".

Wise words

Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.
Charles de Gaulle