verb (used with object)
Origin of astonish
Related formsas·ton·ished·ly, adverbas·ton·ish·er, nounsu·per·as·ton·ish, verbun·as·ton·ished, adjective
Examples from the Web for astonish
To question that which seems to have ceased forever to astonish us.
They frighten a few people (mostly each other), are rude to bystanders and astonish a cleaning lady.
His book should astonish both liberals and conservatives—and for very different reasons.
But after what he had heard nothing could astonish him any more.The Secret Agent|Joseph Conrad
The painter, irritated still further, retorted: "That does not astonish me—from him!"Strong as Death|Guy de Maupassant
Do not press me on that point, if you please, I might astonish and offend you.The Memories of Fifty Years|William H. Sparks
The miracles of the gospel could not astonish a people who held with intrepid faith the more splendid prodigies of the Mosaic law.The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire|Edward Gibbon
I believe it will astonish you, too, my dears, when you hear it.The Road to Oz|L. Frank Baum