Recent Examples of astounded from the Web
The whole world is astounded and distressed at the incivility of American public discourse.
Herron was astounded to later receive a bill from American Medical Response, the company whose ambulance transported her from the hospital to the nursing home.
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.
Technology companies were largely astounded by their ability to wield power over lawmakers.
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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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