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amazing

[ uh-mey-zing ]
/ əˈmeɪ zɪŋ /
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adjective

causing great surprise or sudden wonder: He wowed the audience with amazing feats of magical illusion.
excellent; wonderful: In addition to amazing tour leaders, many of our programs are accompanied by university faculty who are experts on the destination.

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Origin of amazing

First recorded in 1520–30; amaze + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM amazing

a·maz·ing·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for amazing

amazing
/ (əˈmeɪzɪŋ) /

adjective

causing wonder or astonishmentamazing feats

Derived forms of amazing

amazingly, adverb
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