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bowled over

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of bowled over

  1. affected with sudden and great wonder or surprise <I was bowled over when the appraiser told me what the painting was worth> Synonyms amazed, astonished, astounded, awestruck (also awestricken), thunderstruck, dumbfounded (also dumfounded), dumbstruck, flabbergasted, shocked, stunned, stupefiedRelated Words blindsided, startled, surprised (also surprized); aghast, appalled, dismayed, horrified; bewildered, confused, dazed, overwhelmed; agape, awed, awesome, openmouthed, wide-eyed, widemouthedNear Antonyms blasé (also blase), casual, nonchalant, unruffled




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