astonied

adjective
as·​ton·​ied | \ ə-ˈstä-nēd How to pronounce astonied (audio) \

Definition of astonied

1 archaic : deprived briefly of the power to act : dazed
2 archaic : filled with consternation or dismay

First Known Use of astonied

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for astonied

Middle English, from past participle of astonien

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The first known use of astonied was in the 14th century

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“Astonied.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/astonied. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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