overpowering wonder or surprise; amazement: He looked with astonishment at his friends.
an object or cause of amazement.

1570–80; astonish + -ment

superastonishment, noun Unabridged
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astonishment (əˈstɒnɪʃmənt)
1.  extreme surprise; amazement
2.  a cause of amazement

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Example sentences
For here is surprise, astonishment and adventure, restored to theater.
She expressed disappointment over the lousy grade and astonishment over the
  apparent ill will in the comments.
Yet knowing that never seems to diminish my astonishment at the incongruity of
  the piano's presence.
Astonishment is the effect he's after: drama, emotion, performance.
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