Recent Examples of astounded from the Web
Everyone is astounded, and so, in truth, is Norman.
The author is still astounded by its continued success with a younger generation at home and abroad.
Researchers drilling ice cores have been astounded to find more and more streams of water rushing below the sheet—a river of water scything through ice.
Their performance in the last quarter of the regular season awed the attentive and astounded those who woke up to the spectacle late in the game.
Anyone who looks at this continues to be astounded at how problems from the past keep coming up.
But after their son had been wheeled into surgery, Reymon and Alyssa were astounded again.
The Root staff was astounded that a black kid born and raised in South Carolina had not tried the most delicious of all the varieties of swine.
No, this is not even close to normal, as astounded meteorologists like Weather Underground’s Bob Henson are pointing out: To call Ophelia unusual would be an understatement.
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First Known Use of astounded
Synonymsamazed, astonished, thunderstruck, awestruck (also awestricken), bowled over, dumbfounded (also dumfounded), dumbstruck, flabbergasted, shocked, stunned, stupefied
Related Wordsblindsided, startled, surprised (also surprized); aghast, appalled, dismayed, horrified; bewildered, confused, dazed, overwhelmed; agape, awed, awesome, openmouthed, wide-eyed, widemouthed
Near Antonymsblasé (also blase), casual, nonchalant, unruffled
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