Examples of dumbfound in a Sentence
the surprise ending will dumbfound even the most seasoned mystery reader
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When the NBA’s modern mighty mites leave younger fans dumbfounded, Harried said, parents tell them that Bogues was the first to do it.
The idea that a global economic hub such as Lower Manhattan flooded during Hurricane Sandy, costing the public billions of dollars -- yet still has so few protections -- leaves climate experts here dumbfounded.
Chris LaCivita, a Republican strategist who has advised numerous statewide candidates in Virginia, said he was dumbfounded that Stewart came so close.
Nikki, dumbfounded, accepts the car but in return is tasked with delivering a message to the wicked.
Then he’s dumbfounded when Romero, in retribution, starts the investigation of the presidency up again.
A thrilling showdown between two of the top challengers for the America’s Cup turned on a penalty Monday, leaving one crew fighting to keep its 50-foot foiling catamaran from tipping over, and the other crew dumbfounded.
This group of gung-ho Aztecs recently voted 28 to 1 (with one abstention) to fight the Mission Valley development plan that Mayor Kevin Faulconer nurtured behind the scenes and has heartily endorsed, favoritism that dumbfounds Montezuma Mesa.
In Texas, Fu was dumbfounded by news of Chen’s arrest.
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Origin and Etymology of dumbfound
dumb + -found (as in confound)
First Known Use: 1653See Words from the same year
Synonym Discussion of dumbfound
DUMBFOUND Defined for Kids
Definition of dumbfound for Students
: to make speechless with surprise
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