Astounding and Extraordinary


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Astounding adjective – Causing a strong emotional reaction because of unexpectedness.
Usage example: the astounding sight of their cat returning home after having been missing for two years

Extraordinary is a synonym for astounding in portentous topic. In some cases you can use "Extraordinary" instead an adjective "Astounding", when it comes to topics like awe-inspiring, amazing, unusual.
Nearby Words: astound, astounded
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Extraordinary adjective – Being out of the ordinary.
Astounding is a synonym for extraordinary in portentous topic. You can use "Astounding" instead an adjective "Extraordinary", if it concerns topics such as remarkable, unusual.
Nearby Word: extraordinarily
Synonyms for Extraordinary

Things that words describes

love astounding love extraordinary love
ability astounding ability extraordinary ability
power astounding power extraordinary power
strength astounding strength extraordinary strength
Other nouns: popularity, amount, luck, number, series, degree, case, speed, example, gift, potential, durability, feat, nothing, numbers, skills, powers, abilities, feats, amounts, levels.

Both words in one sentence

  • Samuel Brainsample were a perfectly ordinary couple, leading perfectly ordinary lives; the sort of people to whom nothing extraordinary ever happened, and not the kind of people to be at the center of one of the most astounding incidents in the history of mankind.
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