astonied

adjective

as·​ton·​ied ə-ˈstä-nēd How to pronounce astonied (audio)
1
archaic : deprived briefly of the power to act : dazed
2
archaic : filled with consternation or dismay

Word History

Etymology

from past participle of astone, astony "to strike with surprise or fear, stun" — more at astonish

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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

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Cite this Entry

“Astonied.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/astonied. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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