Astonishment vs Astoundedness - What's the difference?

astonishment | astoundedness |


As nouns the difference between astonishment and astoundedness

is that astonishment is amazement, great surprise while astoundedness is (rare) the state of being astounded; astonishment.

astonishment

English

Noun

  • amazement, great surprise
  • An amazing thing or phenomenon.
  • * 1964:
  • Everything he had seen so far--the great chocolate river, the waterfall, the huge sucking pipes, the candy meadows, the Oompa-Loompas, the beautiful pink boat, and most of all, Mr. Willy Wonka himself--had been so astonishing that he began to wonder whether there could possibly be anymore astonishments left.

    astoundedness

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • (rare) The state of being astounded; astonishment.