Astounding and Shocking

Astounding

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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

Shocking is a synonym for astounding in astonishing topic. In some cases you can use "Shocking" instead an adjective "Astounding", when it comes to topics like amazing.
Nearby Words: astound, astounded
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Shocking

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Shocking adjective – Causing a strong emotional reaction because of unexpectedness.
Usage example: we all clustered around to hear the shocking news of our colleague's sudden death

Astounding is a synonym for shocking in astonishing topic. You can use "Astounding" instead an adjective "Shocking".
Nearby Words: shock, shocked, shockingly, shocker
Synonyms for Shocking

Things that words describes

power astounding power shocking power
detail astounding detail shocking detail
amount astounding amount shocking amount
number astounding number shocking number
Other nouns: series, degree, effect, case, time, speed, example, level, regularity, nothing.
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