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astonished

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 affected with sudden and great wonder or surprise
  • was astonished at seeing a cow wandering down Main Street

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2 filled with amazement or wonder
  • grandparents astonished at how much their grandchildren had grown in the past year

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astonished

verb
past tense of astonish

Synonyms of astonished (Entry 2 of 2)

to make a strong impression on (someone) with something unexpected
  • the news that you and she broke up absolutely astonishes me

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The first known use of astonished was in 1716

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“Astonished.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/astonished. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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