dumfounded

dumfounded
adjective
as if struck dumb with astonishment and surprise (Freq. 1)
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a circle of policement stood dumbfounded by her denial of having seen the accident

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the flabbergasted aldermen were speechless

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was thunderstruck by the news of his promotion

Similar to: ↑surprised

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adjective

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  • dumfounded — adj. same as {dumbfounded}. Syn: amazed, astonied, astonished, astounded, flabbergasted, stunned, stupefied, thunderstruck. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dumfounded — Dumfound Dum found , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dumfounded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dumfounding}.] To strike dumb; to confuse with astonishment. [Written also {dumbfound}.] Spectator. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dumfounded — adjective shocked and speechless. Syn: amazed, astonished, astounded, confounded, perplex, flabbergasted, shocked, speechless …   Wiktionary

  • dumfounded — v. astonish, astound, amaze, stun …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dumfounded — adj astounded, amazed, astonished, Inf. flabbergasted, taken aback, floored, Inf. bowled over; stunned, shocked, startled, surprised, disconcerted, dazed, speechless, dumb, numb, paralyzed, frozen, petrified, incapacitated; confused, disoriented …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • dumbfounded or dumfounded — dumb|found|ed or dum|found|ed [ dʌm faundəd ] AMERICAN adjective so surprised that you do not know what to do or say ╾ dumb|found verb transitive …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • dumbfound — Dumfound Dum found , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dumfounded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dumfounding}.] To strike dumb; to confuse with astonishment. [Written also {dumbfound}.] Spectator. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dumbfounded — adj. 1. same as {astounded}. Syn: amazed, astonied, astonished, astounded, flabbergasted, stunned, stupefied, thunderstruck. [WordNet 1.5] 2. astonished and confounded. Syn: amazed, dumfounded. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dumfound — Dum found , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dumfounded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dumfounding}.] To strike dumb; to confuse with astonishment. [Written also {dumbfound}.] Spectator. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dumfounding — Dumfound Dum found , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dumfounded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dumfounding}.] To strike dumb; to confuse with astonishment. [Written also {dumbfound}.] Spectator. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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