Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb amaze

2 senses of amaze

Sense 1
amaze, astonish, astound -- (affect with wonder; "Your ability to speak six languages amazes me!")
       => surprise -- (cause to be surprised; "The news really surprised me")

Sense 2
perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound -- (be a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me--I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me")
       => confuse, throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulate -- (be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly; "These questions confuse even the experts"; "This question completely threw me"; "This question befuddled even the teacher")

Antonyms of adj amazing

2 senses of amazing

Sense 1
amazing, astonishing -- (surprising greatly; "she does an amazing amount of work"; "the dog was capable of astonishing tricks")

INDIRECT (VIA surprising) -> unsurprising -- (not causing surprise)

Sense 2
amazing, awe-inspiring, awesome, awful, awing -- (inspiring awe or admiration or wonder; "New York is an amazing city"; "the Grand Canyon is an awe-inspiring sight"; "the awesome complexity of the universe"; "this sea, whose gently awful stirrings seem to speak of some hidden soul beneath"- Melville; "Westminster Hall's awing majesty, so vast, so high, so silent")

INDIRECT (VIA impressive) -> unimpressive -- (not capable of impressing)

Similarity of adj amazing

2 senses of amazing

Sense 1
amazing, astonishing -- (surprising greatly; "she does an amazing amount of work"; "the dog was capable of astonishing tricks")
       => surprising (vs. unsurprising) -- (causing surprise or wonder or amazement; "the report shows a surprising lack of hard factual data"; "leaped up with surprising agility"; "she earned a surprising amount of money")

Sense 2
amazing, awe-inspiring, awesome, awful, awing -- (inspiring awe or admiration or wonder; "New York is an amazing city"; "the Grand Canyon is an awe-inspiring sight"; "the awesome complexity of the universe"; "this sea, whose gently awful stirrings seem to speak of some hidden soul beneath"- Melville; "Westminster Hall's awing majesty, so vast, so high, so silent")
       => impressive (vs. unimpressive) -- (making a strong or vivid impression; "an impressive ceremony")

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