flabbergasted


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flab·ber·gast

 (flăb′ər-găst′)
tr.v. flab·ber·gast·ed, flab·ber·gast·ing, flab·ber·gasts
To cause to be overcome with astonishment; astound. See Synonyms at surprise.

[Origin unknown.]

flabbergasted

(ˈflæbəˌɡɑːstɪd)
adj
informal overcome with astonishment; amazed; astounded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.flabbergasted - as if struck dumb with astonishment and surprise; "a circle of policement stood dumbfounded by her denial of having seen the accident"; "the flabbergasted aldermen were speechless"; "was thunderstruck by the news of his promotion"
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"

flabbergasted

adjective astonished, amazed, stunned, overcome, overwhelmed, staggered, astounded, dazed, confounded, disconcerted, speechless, bowled over (informal), gobsmacked (Brit. slang), dumbfounded, nonplussed, lost for words, struck dumb, abashed, rendered speechless I am amazed and flabbergasted by what happened.
Translations
مُنْذَهِل، مُنْدَهِش
ohromený
forbløffetpaf
furîu lostinn
apmulsispārsteigts
ohromený
afallamışşaşakalmış

flabbergasted

[ˈflæbəgɑːstɪd] ADJpasmado, atónito
I was flabbergasted by the newsla noticia me dejó pasmado or atónito

flabbergasted

[ˈflæbərgɑːstɪd] adjsidéré(e), ahuri(e)

flabbergasted

[ˈflæbəˌgɑːstɪd] adjsbalordito/a

flabbergasted

(ˈflӕbəgaːstid) adjective
very surprised. She was quite flabbergasted when we told her.
References in classic literature ?
I'm clean flabbergasted, Miss Mason--or Dede, because I love to call you that name.
people are flabbergasted that how palace in Bani-Gala is built with money from the sale of a small flat in London, Saeed Ghani concluded.
I was flabbergasted TO SAY I was flabbergasted by Lee Mottershead's Christmas book review of Harry Findlay's Gambling For Life, by Neil Harman (November 28), is an understatement.
That's what the money was for - we're flabbergasted that someone would take it.
I am still a bit flabbergasted by the decision because it changed the whole complexion of the game, especially after Ando's header had just been ruled out.
The information, given by the head of the National Police Commission (Napolcom) on Tuesday, flabbergasted lawmakers, who had been wondering why they so rarely got to meet their regional police directors or chiefs of police.
We've given away too many penalties, you look at some and you are flabbergasted, thinking 'how's that happened?
We were flabbergasted because it really came out of the blue," said Tony, 65, from Hartlepool.
If the England call came I would be absolutely flabbergasted, but I'd take it with two hands," said Turner.
Marc Galliford, one of the event organisers, said: "I am flabbergasted at this outrageous crime.
Former Town player Winter, who returned for a second spell as chief executive at Bramall Lane last month, told the club website: "While Graham Arnold may have been responding to one or two challenging questions, I'm flabbergasted and disappointed by his remarks, which are unprofessional, clearly misinformed and not the actual position of the club.
Dad-of-one Mr Wilkins, 28, fumed: "I was absolutely flabbergasted.