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NOUN1   astonishment | -
NOUN2   an astonishment | astonishments
SYNO amazement | astonishment
изумление {с}astonishment
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Translation for 'astonishment' from English to Russian

изумление {с}
Usage Examples English
  • Oxley named the Apsley River and wrote in his journal that he was "lost in astonishment at the sight of this wonderful natural sublimity".
  • Chapter Ten: Letter from Hersilie to Wilhelm, in which she tells him of her astonishment when Felix – by messenger – confesses his love to her.
  • The novel is based around the historical incident known as the Damascus affair, offers a different interpretation, and has caused astonishment among historians by adding a homosexual interpretation for the historical events.
  • In his writings, especially in "Memorias", Paz tells about his astonishment to see farm owners fighting and declaring war against the central government, and the population supporting them.
  • As Dumini returned to Italy, he was received with astonishment and offered yet another generous pension. He went into business as a transporter and bought a villa in a residential area of Florence.
  • The League watches in astonishment and Dusk says she no longer believes that anything is impossible.
  • In 2019, Munro suffered Heart Failure with serious complications. He had multiple cardiac arrests and was shocked back to life over 200 times. To the astonishment of his medical team, he survived.
  • The display of oratorical and literary talents of a very high degree by this non-Arab, caused astonishment to the Arab intelligentsia.
  • A double-take is a nonverbal communication in which a second look is taken at something with a marked physical reaction such as shock, astonishment, or amazement.
  • The specific epithet is derived from Latin "babae" (meaning an exclamation of astonishment or joy).
  • Their reaction is fear and astonishment, but they have no words to identify the unspeakable.
  • Later, to Hunter's astonishment, he was awarded the Military Cross for his "vigor, determination and outstanding skill" in conducting operations against the bandits.
  • In February 2009, then American Senator John Kerry (D-MA) visited Gaza and expressed his "astonishment" at the ban of items. Importation of pasta was allowed after that.
  • He loses all hope and returns to work, but to his astonishment electricity is restored to his home and Abheer secures second place in the state level examination, despite his studying by oil lamp.
  • He publicly presented the process at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons in Chicago in 1958, where it was met with "astonishment and deep skepticism".
  • that indicate astonishment, [...] to mean something big.
  • Also with respect to the tempo these "Gnossiennes" follow the "Gymnopédies" line: slow tempos, respectively [...] (French for Lento/slow), [...] ("with astonishment"), and again [...].
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