Agazed vs Amazed - What's the difference?

agazed | amazed |

As adjectives the difference between agazed and amazed

is that agazed is (obsolete) gazing with astonishment; amazed while amazed is astonished; confounded with fear, surprise, or wonder; greatly surprised.

As a verb amazed is





  • (obsolete) Gazing with astonishment; amazed.
  • The whole army stood agazed on him. — Shakespeare.
    (Webster 1913)




    (en adjective)
  • Astonished; confounded with fear, surprise, or wonder; greatly surprised.
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  • *:And it was while all were passionately intent upon the pleasing and snake-like progress of their uncle that a young girl in furs, ascending the stairs two at a time, peeped perfunctorily into the nursery as she passed the hallway—and halted amazed .
  • *{{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham), title=(The China Governess)
  • , chapter=8 citation , passage=It was a casual sneer, obviously one of a long line. There was hatred behind it, but of a quiet, chronic type, nothing new or unduly virulent, and he was taken aback by the flicker of amazed incredulity that passed over the younger man's ravaged face.}}


    * See also


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