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  1. Causing wonder and amazement; possessing uniquely wonderful qualities.

Etymology

From Middle English amasen (“to bewilder, perplex”), from Old English āmasian (“to confuse, astonish”), from ā- (perfective prefix) + *masian (“to confound”) from *mæs (“delusion, bewilderment”), from Proto-Germanic *mas-, *masōną (“to confound, be weary, dream”), from Proto-Indo-European *mā- (“to stupefy”). Akin to Old Norse masa (“to struggle, be confused”), Ancient Greek μάτη (mátē, “folly”), μέμαα (mémaa, “I was eager”). More at automatic.

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