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flabbergasted

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of flabbergasted

  1. 1 affected with sudden and great wonder or surprise <was flabbergasted when we heard she was moving out of the state> Synonyms amazed, astonished, astounded, awestruck (also awestricken), bowled over, dumbfounded (also dumfounded), dumbstruck, thunderstruck, 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

  2. 2 filled with amazement or wonder <responded to the news of his arrival with a flabbergasted gasp> Synonyms amazed, astonished, astounded, awed, awestruck (also awestricken), dumbfounded (also dumfounded), openmouthed, marveling (or marvelling), wonderingRelated Words startled, surprised (also surprized); bemused, bewildered, puzzled; overwhelmed, staggered, stunned, stupefiedNear Antonyms unimpressed; disinterested, incurious, indifferent, unconcerned, uninterested; dispassionate, emotionless, impassive, unemotional; bored, jaded





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