greatly surprised; astounded; suddenly filled with wonder: The magician made the dove disappear before our amazed eyes.
- a·maz·ed·ly [uh-mey-zid-lee], /əˈmeɪ zɪd li/, adverb
- a·maz·ed·ness, noun
- un·a·mazed, adjective
- un·a·maz·ed·ly, adverb
- un·a·maz·ed·ness, noun
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How to use amazed in a sentence
The first time I saw a partially indexed page, I was amazed by this new phenomenon, but it was easy to explain this problem in 2017.
While declining to provide numbers, Dulong said he was “amazed” by the number of people that had interacted with the Mini app since it became available in July.
“I was amazed by how quickly my organization moved, and I think it was only because of the purpose,” he said.Pfizer’s Albert Bourla: Vaccine efforts are improving Big Pharma’s reputation | Alan Murray | September 10, 2020 | Fortune
Honestly, I think if they weren’t laughing, they were probably amazed.Will Covid-19 Spark a Cold War (or Worse) With China? (Ep. 414) | Stephen J. Dubner | April 23, 2020 | Freakonomics
I was in India in December, and I was amazed by the deterioration in air quality in and around Delhi over the last three or four years.What Does Covid-19 Mean for Cities (and Marriages)? (Ep. 410) | Stephen J. Dubner | March 26, 2020 | Freakonomics
“I was amazed that they were already familiar with the names of big designers like Christian Dior,” says Baek.North Korea’s Secret Movie Bootleggers: How Western Films Make It Into the Hermit Kingdom | Lizzie Crocker | December 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I spoke to Ruehli on Sunday by phone and was amazed by her triumphant tone.
At first, family members are awestruck—amazed and thankful that their loved one is still with them.
I was amazed how often I had never heard of the versions of a song you focused on.Greil Marcus Talks About Trying to Unlock Rock and Roll in 10 Songs | Allen Barra | November 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
George was in his element at those times, and the depth of his knowledge amazed me.When Gary Wright Met George Harrison: Dream Weaver, John and Yoko, and More | Gary Wright | September 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He stood, with the air of a hero, both arms extended towards the amazed pair of lovers.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol | William J. Locke
Above all, he was amazed to hear me talk of a mercenary standing army in the midst of peace and among a free people.Gulliver's Travels | Jonathan Swift
Her manner amazed him; it was so unlike the aspect of fair interpretation, with which she usually discussed a dubious subject.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4 | Jane Porter
I am always astonished, amazed and delighted afresh, and even as I listen I can hardly believe that the man can play so!Music-Study in Germany | Amy Fay
On rounding a point a few minutes after, he was again arrested by a scene which, while it charmed, amazed him.Hunting the Lions | R.M. Ballantyne