|Category:||4. Contemplative Affections|
wonder, marvel, admire; be surprised; start; stare; open one's eyes, rub one's eyes, turn up one's eyes; gloar; gape, open one's mouth, hold one's breath; look aghast, stand aghast, stand agog; look blank (disappointment); tomber des nues; not believe one's eyes, not believe one's ears, not believe one's senses., not be able to account for (unintelligible); not know whether one stands on one's head or one's heels., surprise, astonish, amaze, astound; dumfound, dumfounder; startle, dazzle; daze; strike, strike with wonder, strike with awe; electrify; stun, stupefy, petrify, confound, bewilder, flabbergast, stagger, throw on one's beam ends, fascinate, turn the head, take away one's breath, strike dumb; make one's hair stand on end, make one's tongue cleave to the roof of one's mouth; make one stare., take by surprise (be unexpected)., be wonderful; beggar description, beggar the imagination, baffle description; stagger belief.
|Antonyms:||expectance (absence of wonder)|
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