Definition of astonishment:
- Dismay; consternation.
- The condition of one who is stunned. Hence: Numbness; loss of sensation; stupor; loss of sense.
- The object causing such an emotion.
- The overpowering emotion excited when something unaccountable, wonderful, or dreadful is presented to the mind; an intense degree of surprise; amazement.
- "Sidonia The Sorceress V1", William Mienhold.
- "A Woman Named Smith", Marie Conway Oemler.
- "Patricia Brent, Spinster", Herbert Jenkins.