Related formssu·per·as·ton·ish·ment, noun
Examples from the Web for astonishment
To his astonishment, the driver found the gate open; guards already had abounded the border post.
What astonishment that such beauty urges me into bed for a nightlong sweaty roll in tangled sheets.
His friend stares in astonishment at Soyinka, who seems unperturbed.Nigeria’s Larger-Than-Life Nobel Laureate Chronicles a Fascinating Life|Chimamanda Adichie|August 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The frustrating thing here is the astonishment over it all, over the Iggy Azalea phenomenon.Stop Being So Surprised By the Rise of Iggy Azalea|Kevin Fallon|May 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now in her 70's, living in Ontario, Feld Carr tells the story with a delightful sense of astonishment that it ever took place.
A glance at my watch showed me, to my astonishment, that was tea-time.
Nay”—as the youth looked up in astonishment—“nay, answer me not, for I know what thou wouldst have.Hero Tales and Legends of the Rhine|Lewis Spence
Klootz, to his astonishment, now found himself in a large entrenched camp, where the Dervishes were living in perfect safety.Ten Years' Captivity in the Mahdi's Camp 1882-1892|F. R. Wingate
Mr. Hearty gazed at the man, his eyes dilated in astonishment.Adventures of Bindle|Herbert George Jenkins
At the first shock came Ibn's two thousand warriors from their concealment, and the invaders fell back in astonishment.Edmund Dulac's Picture-Book for the French Red Cross|Edmund Dulac