[ US /əˈstaʊndɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /ɐstˈa‍ʊndɪŋ/ ]
  1. bewildering or striking dumb with wonder
  2. so surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm
    suffered a staggering defeat
    an astounding achievement
    the amount of money required was staggering
    such an enormous response was astonishing
    the figure inside the boucle dress was stupefying
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How To Use astounding In A Sentence

  • Internet 2 continues to break astounding records for transmitting data.
  • The writer of the poems marks parental rejection with astounding empathy.
  • The Varsity itself is a wonderfully stylish boutique hotel in the heart of the city, its upper storeys offering astounding views. The Sun
  • How they can move off from traffic lights with phone held to the ear, changing gear and turning across junctions all with one hand is astoundingly dextrous.
  • When so much painstaking medical research has been done, it may seem astounding to most of us that the doctors are still baffled by the cause. Coping With Sudden Hair Loss
  • Making a face, Ethan dug into his jacket pockets, producing an astounding array of charms, talismans, herbs, and potions in corked test-tubes.
  • Finally, we have witnessed the astounding effort of Soviet Russia to "come back" in the world's agricultural markets in order to get the "wherewithal" to carry out the Five Year Plan. The Current Business Situation
  • My vote ultimately was for Eric Levine, because CellarTracker as an innovative informational internet tool (and with each passing year so much more, including a forum, commerce, etc) that has burgeoned to over 1 million wine reviews since its inception is both astounding and far-reaching. Vote now! Wine Person of the Decade [the Naughties] | Dr Vino's wine blog
  • Sixty seconds later, he swerved away from the keeper's clawing gloves to stroke home his 21st goal of an astounding debut campaign.
  • In this new century hundreds of things still more astounding will be brought to light. The Secret Garden
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