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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Amazement  \A*maze"ment\,  n. 
  1.  The  condition  of  being  amazed;  bewilderment  [Obs.]; 
  overwhelming  wonder,  as  from  surprise,  sudden  fear, 
  horror,  or  admiration. 
 
  His  words  impression  left  Of  much  amazement. 
  --Milton. 
 
  2.  Frenzy;  madness.  [Obs.]  --Webster  (1661). 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  amazement 
  n  :  the  feeling  that  accompanies  something  extremely  surprising; 
  "he  looked  at  me  in  astonishment"  [syn:  {astonishment}] 




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