Talk:amazing

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Are these really adjective/noun senses, or just regular inflections of amaze?—This unsigned comment was added by Dmh (talkcontribs) at 21:50, 21 June 2005.

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amazing[edit]

The adjective and noun sections are not actually distinct from the verbal -ing form. DCDuring TALK * Holiday Greetings! 18:55, 24 December 2009 (UTC)

amazing#Adjective[edit]

Keep, it meets our test for being an adjective, it's gradable. Mglovesfun (talk) 14:50, 25 December 2009 (UTC)

What was I thinking? or smoking? DCDuring TALK * Holiday Greetings! 15:57, 25 December 2009 (UTC)
You can withdraw that then? Mglovesfun (talk) 20:26, 26 December 2009 (UTC)

Speedy keep. Mglovesfun (talk) 12:30, 30 December 2009 (UTC)

amazing#Noun[edit]

Delete, not a noun, none of the citations in the article use it as a noun AFAICT either. Mglovesfun (talk) 14:44, 25 December 2009 (UTC)

Keep? The "amazing", as a noun, is simply an obscure "that which amazes (someone/thing)" or a collective "things which amaze (people)". Quite clearly fitting the use in the quotes. --HeWhoPonders 09:18, 11 June 2010 (UTC)

No. It's like "the poor", "the rich", "the aged", "the young". Not really a noun. Plus the definition we have says it's an action, not a set of things. Equinox 09:55, 11 June 2010 (UTC)
Right. There's hardly an English -ing-form that can't be used this way. DCDuring TALK 14:39, 11 June 2010 (UTC)
Deleted. Equinox 21:41, 1 July 2010 (UTC)