Crossword clues for amazing
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Amazing \A*maz"ing\, a. Causing amazement; very wonderful; as, amazing grace. -- A*maz"ing*ly, adv.
Amaze \A*maze"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Amazed; p. pr. & vb. n. Amazing.] [Pref. a- + maze.]
To bewilder; to stupefy; to bring into a maze. [Obs.]
A labyrinth to amaze his foes.
To confound, as by fear, wonder, extreme surprise; to overwhelm with wonder; to astound; to astonish greatly. ``Amazing Europe with her wit.''
And all the people were amazed, and said, Is not this the son of David?
--Matt. xii. 2
Syn: To astonish; astound; confound; bewilder; perplex; surprise.
Usage: Amaze, Astonish. Amazement includes the notion of bewilderment of difficulty accompanied by surprise. It expresses a state in which one does not know what to do, or to say, or to think. Hence we are amazed at what we can not in the least account for. Astonishment also implies surprise. It expresses a state in which one is stunned by the vastness or greatness of something, or struck with some degree of horror, as when one is overpowered by the ?normity of an act, etc.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
early 15c., "stupefactive;" 1590s, "dreadful;" present participle adjective from amaze. Sense of "wonderful" is recorded from 1704. Related: Amazingly.
Causing wonder and amazement; possessing uniquely wonderful qualities. v
(present participle of amaze English)
adj. surprising greatly; "she does an amazing amount of work"; "the dog was capable of astonishing tricks" [syn: astonishing]
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" [syn: awe-inspiring, awesome, awful, awing]
"Amazing" is a song written by Australian singer-songwriter Alex Lloyd and released in 2001. It was a successful single, which reached the top of the New Zealand chart, and topped the poll in youth radio station Triple J's Hottest 100 in 2001. The song is an example of the evergreen 'four chords of pop' progression. It was included in the album Watching Angels Mend.
In 2004 the song was licensed for use in advertisements for the Ford Territory 4-wheel drive ( SUV) vehicle. It has been used in two other TV advertisements, reportedly earning Lloyd payments of "hundreds of thousands of dollars". In 2008, truck driver Mark O'Keefe sued Lloyd, claiming that the two of them wrote the song together on "a series of beer coasters" at a hotel in 1991 when Lloyd was 16, and that accordingly Lloyd owed him royalties. Lloyd denied ever meeting O'Keefe.
"Amazing" is used in the international trailer for the 2005 film Imagine Me & You, the same year saw Alex Lloyd perform the song live outside the Sydney Opera House during the Boxing Day 2004 Tsunami fundraising concert.
"Amazing" is a power ballad performed by the American hard rock band Aerosmith. Don Henley lends his vocals shadowing lead singer Steven Tyler in parts of this song. It was written by Tyler and a longtime band friend and collaborator Richie Supa. It peaked at #24 on the Billboard Hot 100, #3 on the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, and #9 on the Top 40 Mainstream chart, and #57 in the UK.
On the album Get a Grip, as soon as the song ends, a radio is heard being tuned into a recording of " Who Threw the Whiskey in the Well", recorded by Lucky Millinder. Tyler says, "So from all of us at Aerosmith to all of you out there, wherever you are, remember: the light at the end of the tunnel may be you. Good night." Millinder's orchestra plays as the music fades out.
Amazing may refer to:
- A*mazing, an Australian children's television game show that aired in the mid to late 1990s
- Amazing, a maze computer game bundled with the original Apple Macintosh
- Amazing (film), 2013 Chinese film
"Amazing" is a song by Irish boy band Westlife. It was released on 20 February 2006 as the third and final single from their sixth studio album, Face to Face (2005). The song peaked at number four on the UK Singles Chart.
Amazing is an album by Elkie Brooks.
Recorded in 1996 and released on CD and cassette in 1996 through Carlton Classics, the album reached number 49 and remained in the UK charts for 2 weeks.
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"Amazing" is a dance-pop song co-written, arranged, produced and performed by George Michael, which was released by Sony BMG on 1 March 2004. It was included on Michael's fifth studio album, Patience. The song is about and dedicated to George Michael's partner, Kenny Goss.
is the 11th single of the Japanese band High and Mighty Color, released on December 11 2007.
Amazing is the third studio album by German pop group Banaroo.
"Amazing" is a song written and recorded by American pop singer Josh Kelley. It was released in April 2003 via Hollywood Records as his debut single and the first single from his 2003 studio album, For the Ride Home. It is his highest peaking song on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States, peaking at number 79.
"Amazing" is a song by British singer-songwriter Matt Cardle, released as the third single from his debut studio album, Letters, on 19 February 2012. The song was co-written by Tom Leonard, Martin Harrington, Ash Howes, Richard Stannard and Cardle himself. The single was backed with an all-new track, "All Is Said", as well as a live version of "Slowly", and a studio version of his cover of "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face".
Amazing is a pop song by Swedish singer Danny Saucedo which was performed in Melodifestivalen 2012 where it reached the final and came second place. It is written by Saucedo himself with Peter Boström and Figge Boström
"Amazing" is a song recorded by British singer Seal. It was produced by Stuart Price and released as the lead single from his fifth studio album System (2007). Although not a big success on the Billboard Hot 100, it did reach number-one on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart. The single was released on iTunes on 25 September 2007 in the United States. The song served as the theme song for the third cycle of Germany's Next Topmodel and has been used in advertisements for the CBS reality show, The Amazing Race 12. Along with other songs from the album, "Amazing" was also used on the NBC Sunday Night Football, playing right before commercial breaks. Seal performed the song at the annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2007
Both the original version of the song and the Thin White Duke Edit appeared on the album.
The track was nominated for a Grammy Award on the category of Best Male Pop Vocal Performance.
"Amazing" is a song by American hip hop artist Kanye West, released as the third single for his fourth studio album, 808s & Heartbreak. Co-produced with Victor Alexander, the song features hip hop artist Young Jeezy and contains additional vocals provided by Mr Hudson and Tony Williams. This song was used in the NBA during the 2009 Playoffs, and is featured on the NBA 2K10 and NBA 2K13 soundtracks. UFC Fighter Frank Mir walks out to this song before his fights. The song was nominated at the 52nd Grammy Awards in the Best Rap Performance By a Duo or Group category. The song also marks the second collaboration with Kanye West and Young Jeezy, the first being Young Jeezy's 2008 single " Put On". The song also marks the two rappers' second time to do a song to be nominated for a Grammy award.
"Amazing" is a song by Romanian dance/pop vocalist Inna extracted from her debut studio album Hot. It debuted on Radio 21 FM on August 6, 2009 and was released digitally in October 2009. "Amazing" acts as the second release from Inna's full-length record and brought her the first number-one in Romania.
The official music video for the track was shot in Portugal and portrays Inna falling in love with a lifeguard on a beach. Lyrically, "Amazing" speaks about a good-looking man Inna is in love with. The song was initially written and composed by Play & Win for Romanian singer Anca Baidu, but was then given to Inna for recording a re-mixed version of it.
The single was a commercial success in Europe as it reached the top-twenty in most of the country it peaked. Furthermore, it became (together with " Diggy Down") her most successful record in her home country as it stationed atop the Romanian Top 100. "Amazing" sold 40,600 registered copies in France as of 2010.
"Amazing" is the second single from Vanessa Amorosi's unreleased fifth studio album V. It was digitally released on 9 September 2011.
Amorosi said that "Amazing" is an empowering and feelgood kind of track, and allows her to keep loved ones top of mind. "The story behind it is I have lost a few family members over the last five years through cancer but you still carry them with you."
The accompanying video for "Amazing" was filmed at Half Moon Bay in Victoria (Australia) and was directed and produced by Stuart Gosling.
On 29 September 2011, Vanessa Amorosi performed with Simple Plan the song " Jet Lag" and her own song "Amazing" live on the AFL Grand Final Footy Show, which was held at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne. On 6 October 2011, Amorosi appeared on Sunrise and on The Morning Show to perform the song. For the Today Network she also did an acoustic version of her song "Amazing" and a cover of Alanis Morissette's song " Ironic". She also performed the song live on the X Factor results show on 11 October 2011.
Amazing (Chinese: 神奇) is a Chinese sci-fi basketball film directed by Sherwood Hu released in 2013. The film is a sci-fi drama set in modern-day Shanghai about an unexpected series of events that unfold when China's top programmer (Huang Xiao Ming) designs the world's first thought-controlled virtual reality basketball game. It premiered at the Shanghai International Film Festival in June 2013 and released in China on September 30, 2013.
"Amazing" is a song performed by Italian singer Francesca Michielin. The song was released as a digital download on 28 March 2014 through Sony Music Entertainment Italy. The song peaked to number 74 on the Italian Singles Chart. The song, entirely composed in English was written by Michielin with Fausto Cogliati and Negin Djafari for the Italian version of the soundtrack of The Amazing Spider-Man 2.
Maurice "Amazing" Stückenschneider is a German League of Legends player who is the Jungler for Origen of the European League of Legends Championship Series (EU LCS). Amazing was a semi-finalist at the 2016 League of Legends World Championship with Origen. He has also played for Team SoloMid in the NA LCS and the Copenhagen Wolves. Stückenschneider is usually considered the best German LoL player of all time.
"Amazing" is a song recorded by English singer-songwriter Foxes for her sophomore studio album, " All I Need".
"Amazing" was released as the album's third single on 4 December 2015.
"Amazing" is a song by Russian-Estonian singer Tanja. It was chosen to represent Estonia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 in Copenhagen, Denmark. The song competed in the first semi-final on 6 May 2014, where it was performed third, following Latvia's Aarzemnieki with " Cake to Bake" and preceding Sweden's Sanna Nielsen with " Undo". It failed to reach the final.
Along with Tanja, there were three backing singers (Marilin Kongo, Kaire Vilgats and Marvi Vallaste) and one dancer (Argo Liik) on stage.
Amazing is a studio album released by Australian musician Marcia Hines, released in April 2014. The album featured a duet with Russell Crowe. It debuted and peaked at #27 on the ARIA chart.
It is her first album of original songs in two decades and she credits a chance meeting with Joni Mitchell in Los Angeles for this. "She played me her playlist of all the songs she would really dig if she was stranded on a desert island and told me I had to get mine together. I told her my ideas about what I wanted to do next and she told me to follow them."
Instead of trying to match it with the current crop of electronic dance divas, Hines returned to the R & B sound which introduced her to the top of the Australian charts via her No. 2 hit single " You" in 1977.
Usage examples of "amazing".
In this amazing blackness, which only the acetylene torch seemed capable of penetrating, they could make a swift escape.
Why the universe is put together in such a way that it has been called The Symbiotic Universe, and how the apparently amazing universal coincidences leading to the formulation of this Anthropic Principle have actually come into existence.
I enjoy the expectation with which the top is wrenched off the can of worms as if from some amazing birthday present, and then the sense of anticlimax in the watching faces: the forced tears and skimpy, gloating pity, the cued and dutiful applause.
This political side of his apostolate needs to be clearly apprehended if we would understand its amazing success and the wholly unique character of the Franciscan movement in its beginning.
And the fact that he was able to land his frequent catches with a barbless hook was truly amazing.
His proper name was Absalom Brown, but his owner, Mister Roberts, called him Barnacle on account of his amazing powers of holding on.
Knowing the final scene that Josiah Bartram had planned for his amazing drama, The Shadow had arrived to draw the curtain.
The world knows your phenomenal skill in billiards, Professor, a talent second only to your amazing aptitude in theoretical physics.
Of course, from the start, Leo had suspected the billionaire was the one who was behind the amazing disappearing millions.
The sheer magic of the man, amazing for a Light Bringer, called out to her Dark energy, to the Shadow that dwelled within her.
He liked the food, he liked seeing his father buttle, and he liked these amazing freaks who were, it appeared, fellow-inmates with him of this highly desirable residence.
Vel Quen explained to Gordon in detail the amazing scientific method of contacting and exchanging minds across time.
A magical, exploding shopping cart that suddenly turned you into the Amazing Electro-Boy.
Beadmakers formed their amazing little works of art on mandrels at their own little benchesor spun out long, thin tubes of colored glass to be chopped into bits and sand-polished in big drums when cool.
Carmine DelGardo was the best set of eyes and ears Lo Manto had in New York City, which was all the more amazing since he very seldom ventured beyond the borders of his candy store.