Amazement is what you feel when you're shocked or astonished by something. When you feel amazement, you can't quite believe what you're seeing or hearing.

To amaze someone is to shock, surprise, and astonish them. Amazement is the emotion produced by truly unusual and surprising things. A juggler throwing around fire can produce amazement. A child reciting thousands of digits of Pi will create amazement. Parents feel amazement at the birth of their children. This is a strong feeling resulting from incredible events. No one feels amazement about average, boring stuff.

Definitions of amazement

n the feeling that accompanies something extremely surprising

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admiration, wonder, wonderment
the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising
the astonishment you feel when something totally unexpected happens to you
a feeling of stupefied astonishment
an overwhelming feeling of wonder or admiration
daze, shock, stupor
the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally
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the experiencing of affective and emotional states

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