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a·ston·ish

 (ə-stŏn′ĭsh)
tr.v. as·ton·ished, as·ton·ish·ing, as·ton·ish·es
To fill with sudden wonder or amazement. See Synonyms at surprise.

[Alteration of Middle English astonen, from Old French estoner, from Vulgar Latin *extonāre : Latin ex-, ex- + Latin tonāre, to thunder; see (s)tenə- in Indo-European roots.]

a·ston′ish·ing·ly adv.

astonished

(əˈstɒnɪʃt)
adj
filled with amazement; greatly surprised
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.astonished - filled with the emotional impact of overwhelming surprise or shockastonished - filled with the emotional impact of overwhelming surprise or shock; "an amazed audience gave the magician a standing ovation"; "I stood enthralled, astonished by the vastness and majesty of the cathedral"; "astounded viewers wept at the pictures from the Oklahoma City bombing"; "stood in stunned silence"; "stunned scientists found not one but at least three viruses"
surprised - taken unawares or suddenly and feeling wonder or astonishment; "surprised by her student's ingenuity"; "surprised that he remembered my name"; "a surprised expression"

astonished

adjective amazed, surprised, staggered, bewildered, astounded, dazed, stunned, confounded, perplexed, gobsmacked (informal), dumbfounded, flabbergasted (informal), stupefied I was astonished by his stupidity.
Translations
užaslý
forbløffet
hämmästynyt
iznenađen
驚いた
놀란
förvånad
ที่ประหลาดใจ
kinh ngạc

astonished

[əˈstɒnɪʃt] ADJestupefacto, pasmado
to be astonishedasombrarse (at de) I am astonished thatme asombra que ... + subjun

astonished

[əˈstɒnɪʃt] adjétonné(e), stupéfait(e)
to be astonished at sth, to be astonished by sth → être étonné(e) de qch, être stupéfait(e) de qch
to be astonished at sb, to be astonished by sb → être étonné(e) par qn, être stupéfait(e) par qn
to be astonished to hear sth → être étonné(e) d'entendre qch, s'étonner d'entendre qch
to be astonished to see sth → être étonné(e) de voir qch, s'étonner de voir qch

astonished

مَذْهُول užaslý forbløffet erstaunt κατάπληκτος estupefacto hämmästynyt étonné iznenađen stupito 驚いた 놀란 verbaasd forbauset zdumiony pasmado ошеломленный förvånad ที่ประหลาดใจ şaşırmış kinh ngạc 惊讶的
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If the roof of the house had suddenly flown off, the old gentleman wouldn't have been more astonished.
As she rode along slowly, her bare legs swinging against the pony's sides, she kept shouting back to me about how astonished everybody would be.
Pontellier gave over being astonished, and concluded that wonders would never cease.
The blood, that had forsaken her astonished face, rushed as quickly back.
She was well aware that she must ultimately come forward, and stand revealed in her proper individuality; but, like other sensitive persons, she could not bear to be observed in the gradual process, and chose rather to flash forth on the world's astonished gaze at once.
Those who had before known her, and had expected to behold her dimmed and obscured by a disastrous cloud, were astonished, and even startled, to perceive how her beauty shone out, and made a halo of the misfortune and ignominy in which she was enveloped.
I slept little that night--I was too much excited; and this astonished me, too, I recollect, remained with me, adding to my sense of the liberality with which I was treated.
If I had been astonished at first catching a glimpse of so outlandish an individual as Queequeg circulating among the polite society of a civilized town, that astonishment soon departed upon taking my first daylight stroll through the streets of New Bedford.
As for me, I was so astonished that I did not at first see what was going on by the brook; but when I did look there was a sad sight; two fine horses were down, one was struggling in the stream, and the other was groaning on the grass.
The wall over the fireplace was adorned with some very brilliant scriptural prints, and a portrait of General Washington, drawn and colored in a manner which would certainly have astonished that hero, if ever he happened to meet with its like.
I, who cannot stay in my chamber for a single day without acquiring some rust, and when sometimes I have stolen forth for a walk at the eleventh hour, or four o'clock in the afternoon, too late to redeem the day, when the shades of night were already beginning to be mingled with the daylight, have felt as if I had committed some sin to be atoned for,--I confess that I am astonished at the power of endurance, to say nothing of the moral insensibility, of my neighbors who confine themselves to shops and offices the whole day for weeks and months, aye, and years almost together.
Up went her hands, and she was turned to stone; her mouth dropped open, her eyes stared wide and timorously, she was the picture of astonished curiosity touched with fear.