Definition for amazing (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), a·mazed, a·maz·ing.
verb (used without object), a·mazed, a·maz·ing.
Origin of amaze
Examples from the Web for amazing
What an amazing thing to be able to listen to any music you want, a whole world of bands.
It got it all out there… Gene Hackman and Douglas… Melvyn Douglas is amazing.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Amazing how people can still haul this one out with a straight face.Steve Scalise and the Right’s Ridiculous Racial Blame Game|Michael Tomasky|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
On the show, it led to this half-comical, half-horrifying, but 100 percent amazing moment.The Red Viper, Zoe Barnes, and the Best Fictional Deaths of 2014|Melissa Leon|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
That was amazing because I spent so much time in a different kind of studio for once!Porn Stars on the Year in Porn: Drone Erotica, Belle Knox, and Wild Sex|Aurora Snow|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Morquil's aid was enlisted, to translate the text, and he learned some amazing facts.Wanted--7 Fearless Engineers!|Warner Van Lorne
History will record their acts as the most amazing in the annals of Great Britain.Psycho-Phone Messages|Francis Grierson
All who heard this amazing assertion were, I think, as completely taken aback by it as I was.France and the Republic|William Henry Hurlbert
"This is the most amazing tale I've ever heard," Brainard said slowly.The Lani People|J. F. Bone
That universe is fluid and fluent; its contents dissolve and re-form with amazing rapidity.The Child and the Curriculum|John Dewey
British Dictionary definitions for amazing (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for amazing (2 of 2)
Word Origin for amaze
Word Origin and History for amazing (1 of 2)
early 15c., "stupefactive;" 1590s, "dreadful;" present participle adjective from amaze. Sense of "wonderful" is recorded from 1704. Related: Amazingly.