Astonished; confounded with fear, surprise, or wonder.
Filled with the emotional impact of overwhelming surprise or shock.



  • out of breath
  • have palpitations
  • not believe your luck
  • bowled over
  • not believe your eyes
  • as though you’ve seen a ghost
  • knocked for six
  • be like a rabbit caught in the headlights
  • almost have a heart attack
  • knocked for a loop
  • not believe your ears
  • your eyes pop out of your head
  • leap out of your skin
  • eyes out on stalks
  • be struck dumb
  • not know what hit you

Sentence Examples

She too was amazed at how well Oliver was doing.

One thing that amazed us the most was that our teachers told us that we would probably be the youngest people there.

Quite honestly I’m amazed you’ve made it this far.