causing great surprise or sudden wonder.
There are films that look very likely, but (the list) is amazingly bereft.
Early Oscar Bets The Daily Beast October 3, 2009
amazingly enough, it has widely stood up to experimental testing.
The 6 Smartest Ideas From Stephen Hawking’s New Book Joshua Robinson September 9, 2010
Michelle Obama, sitting next to Madeleine Albright, was amazingly glamorous.
Laughter in the Dark Tina Brown February 1, 2009
Like, the most vicious, cruelest, most amazingly crafted insults ever.
Veep’s Jonah Is TV’s Most Insufferable Character (But We Love Him) Kevin Fallon April 3, 2014
The risk of being wrong was small, but the potential payoff for being right was amazingly high.
The Gamma-Ray Burst That Wasn’t Matthew R. Francis May 31, 2014
“I know,” said Mrs. Walshingham, “I know everything,” and helped him out most amazingly.
Kipps H. G. Wells
You amazingly sulky man, what are you muttering to yourself?
Athalie Robert W. Chambers
Billy showed a set of amazingly white teeth in a broad grin, and departed swiftly and silently.
A Little Bush Maid Mary Grant Bruce
Never in his life had he seen anything so amazingly beautiful as Angela.
Colorado Jim George Goodchild
He was amazingly apt, and two years of opportunity meant much more to him than to most men.
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causing wonder or astonishment: amazing feats
early 15c., “stupefactive;” 1590s, “dreadful;” present participle adjective from amaze. Sense of “wonderful” is recorded from 1704. Related: Amazingly.
- Amazing grace
amazing grace A popular hymn. Contemporary Examples She ended her speech by singing a “amazing grace” a cappella. Oslo Freedom Forum: The Davos For Do-Gooding Dissidents Eli Lake May 10, 2012 With a different singer came a different song, the perfect one, “amazing grace.” A 9/11 Widow’s Perfect ‘Amazing Grace’ at the Ground Zero Museum […]
a river in N South America, flowing E from the Peruvian Andes through N Brazil to the Atlantic Ocean: the largest river in the world in volume of water carried. 3900 miles (6280 km) long. Classical Mythology. one of a nation of female warriors said to dwell near the Black Sea. one of a fabled […]
- Amazon ant
any of several ants of the genus Polyergus that raid the nests of other species, carrying off and enslaving the young. noun any of several small reddish ants of the genus Polyergus, esp P. rufescens, that enslave the young of other ant species
- Amazon cherry
noun another name for acerola