Astounding vs Startling - What's the difference?

astounding | startling | Related terms |

Astounding is a related term of startling.


As verbs the difference between astounding and startling

is that astounding is while startling is .

As adjectives the difference between astounding and startling

is that astounding is that astounds or astound while startling is likely to startle; surprising; shocking.

astounding

English

Verb

(head)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • That astounds or astound.
  • astounding success
    Synonyms
    Extraordinary, fantastic, incredible, marvelous, miraculous, phenomenal, unbelievable, wonderful See

    startling

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Likely to startle; surprising; shocking.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=September 27 , author=Alistair Magowan , title=Bayern Munich 2 - 0 Man City , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=That startling admission capped a miserable night for City as they arrived in Germany following an unbeaten start to the season.}}

    Synonyms

    * alarming

    Derived terms

    * startlingly