Astonishing and Perplexing


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Astonishing adjective – Causing a strong emotional reaction because of unexpectedness.
Usage example: gave us the astonishing news she was getting married

Perplexing and astonishing are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Perplexing" instead an adjective "Astonishing".
Nearby Words: astonish, astonished, astonishment
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Perplexing adjective – Lacking clarity of meaning; causing confusion or perplexity.
Astonishing and perplexing are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Astonishing" instead an adjective "Perplexing".
Nearby Words: perplex, perplexity, perplexed, perplexedly
Synonyms for Perplexing

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number astonishing number perplexing number
case astonishing case perplexing case
example astonishing example perplexing example
frequency astonishing frequency perplexing frequency
Other nouns: cases.
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Perplexing or Astonishing. 2016. Accessed January 26, 2021.

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