English word amazing comes from English landlubber, English amaze.
Amazing detailed word origin explanation
|landlubber || English (eng) ||(nautical, pejorative) Someone unfamiliar with the sea or seamanship, especially a novice seaman. |
|amaze || English (eng) ||(intransitive) To undergo amazement; to be astounded.. (obsolete) To bewilder; to stupefy; to bring into a maze.. (obsolete) To stupefy; to knock unconscious. [13th-17th c.]. (obsolete) To terrify, to fill with panic. [16th-18th c.]. (transitive) To fill with wonder and surprise; to astonish, astound, surprise or perplex. [from 16th c.] (now, _, poetic) Amazement, astonishment. [from 16th c.]. |
|amazing || English (eng) ||Causing wonder and amazement; very surprising.. Possessing uniquely wonderful qualities.. Very good. |
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