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

Words to me were magic. You could say a word and it could conjure up all kinds of images or feelings or a chilly sensation or whatever. It was amazing to me that words had this power.
Amy Tan