astonish

216 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ɐstˈɒnɪʃ], [ɐstˈɒnɪʃ], [ɐ_s_t_ˈɒ_n_ɪ_ʃ]
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Synonyms for Astonish:

amaze (verb)

amaze, astound, bewilder, daze, dazzle, impress, overwhelm, stun, surprise.

surprise (verb)

catch unawares, jolt, shock, startle, take aback.

wonder (verb)

engross, fascinate, gape, gawk, marvel, stare, wonder.

Other synonyms and related words:

abash, admiration, affright, alarm, alarum, amazed, amazement, amazing, ambush, animation, appal, appearance, arrest, astonished, astonishing, astonishment, astounded, astounding, awe, awesome, awestrike, baffle, be amazed, be surprised, beat, bedaze, bedazzle, bemuse, benumb, bewilderment, blind, blindside, blow away, blow mind, blow one's mind, boggle, boggle the mind, bowl down, bowl over, breath, breathtaking, bring up short, burden, bushwhack, by surprise, captivate, catch, catch unawares, catch out, charm, check, come from behind, come upon unexpectedly, commotion, confound, confuse, confusion, consternation, defy, disarray, disbelief, discombobulate, discompose, disconcert, disgust, dismay, disquiet, disturb, do the unexpected, dread, drop in on, dumb found, dumbfound, dumbfounder, dumfound, dumfounder, electrify, emotion, event, excitement, extraordinary, fabulous, faze, fill with amazement, flabbergast, flabbergasted, floor, flummox, fright, frighten, galvanize, get, give a turn, glare, gravel, greatly surprise, hit, horrify, horror, impressive, incredible, incredulity, intimidate, jar, knock, knock for six, knock over, lurch, make jump, make one stare, miraculous, mystify, nauseate, nonplus, numb, omen, outrage, overcome, overhear, overpower, overtake, panic, paralyse, paralyze, perplex, perplexity, perturb, perturbation, petrify, phenomenon, portent, pose, pounce upon, prodigious, prodigy, pull up short, put one away, puzzle, rattle, remarkable, repel, revolt, rock, scare, shake, shake up, shocking, sicken, spectacular, spring a surprise, spring on, spring upon, stagger, start a cut, stick, stop, strike, strike dead, strike dumb, strike with awe, strike with wonder, striking, stumble, stump, stupefy, stupendous, surprised, surprising, take, take breath away, take by surprise, take off guard, take short, take unawares, tax, terrific, terrify, thrill, throw, throw a curve, throw off balance, thunderstrike, to amaze, tower, traumatize, tremendous, turn the head, unbelief, unnerve, unsettle, upset, vex, whop, wonderful, wonderment.

Rhymes for Astonish:

  1. admonish;

Quotes for Astonish:

  1. Wherever we go, across the Pacific or Atlantic, we meet, not similarity so much as 'the bizarre'. Things astonish us, when we travel, that surprise nobody else. Miriam Beard.
  2. With an apple I will astonish Paris. Paul Cezanne.
  3. Deep within man dwell those slumbering powers; powers that would astonish him, that he never dreamed of possessing; forces that would revolutionize his life if aroused and put into action. Orison Swett Marden.