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floored

verb
past tense of floor

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2 to make a strong impression on (someone) with something unexpected
  • as you might expect, winning the lottery simply floored us

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3 to strike (someone) so forcefully as to cause a fall
  • the boxer floored his opponent in the second round, winning the fight by a knockout

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4 to subject to incapacitating emotional or mental stress
  • the pushing and shoving at the clearance sale absolutely floored me, and I had to leave

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The first known use of floored was in 1758

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“Floored.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/floored. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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