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astounded

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 affected with sudden and great wonder or surprise
  • were astounded to realize that we were holding the winning lottery ticket

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2 filled with amazement or wonder
  • the astounded look on the tourists' faces when the police ordered them to leave the country immediately

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astounded

verb
past tense of astound

Synonyms of astounded (Entry 2 of 2)

to make a strong impression on (someone) with something unexpected
  • it astounds me that you flew all the way out here just for my birthday

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The first known use of astounded was circa 1540

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“Astounded.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/astounded. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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