astounded


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a·stound

 (ə-stound′)
tr.v. a·stound·ed, a·stound·ing, a·stounds
To astonish and bewilder. See Synonyms at surprise.

[From Middle English astoned, past participle of astonen, to amaze; see astonish.]

a·stound′ing·ly adv.

astounded

(əˈstaʊndɪd)
adj
overwhelmed with amazement and wonder; bewildered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.astounded - filled with the emotional impact of overwhelming surprise or shockastounded - 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"

astounded

adjective astonished, surprised, shocked, stunned, alarmed, staggered, startled, bewildered, dazed, confounded, electrified, bowled over (informal), dumbfounded, flabbergasted, stupefied, I was astounded by its beauty. I was astounded by its beauty.
Translations
ohromenýšokovanýužaslý

astounded

[əˈstaʊndɪd] ADJpasmado, estupefacto
I am astoundedestoy pasmado

astounded

[əˈstaʊndɪd] adj (= astonished) → abasourdi(e), stupéfait(e)
to be astounded at sth → être abasourdi(e) par qch, être stupéfait(e) par qch
to be astounded (that) ... → être stupéfait que ...
to be astounded to hear (that) ... → être stupéfait(e) d'entendre que ...
References in classic literature ?
At such moments I forbear to press the holy songs; but there are many sweet and comfortable periods of satisfactory communication, when the ears of the savages are astounded with the upliftings of our voices.
Accordingly, the manufacturer and all hands concerned were astounded when he suddenly demanded George's wages, and announced his intention of taking him home.
Emotions of various sorts were all struggling together in the old man's face, and the two or three bystanders were astounded when they saw the handsome, stately girl fling herself on Mr.
Clare, remembering that his friend had been married in the March of that year, at once asked when the will had been executed: receiving the reply that it had been made five years since; and, thereupon, astounded Mr.
It is a painful reflection to me," said Charles Darnay, quite astounded, "that I should have done him any wrong.
We, the councillors, stood astounded, like men who had become stone; but before we could speak or act the captain of the regiment had also cried aloud, "Bulalani Abatakati
Leader of those Armies bright, Which but th' Omnipotent none could have foyld, If once they hear that voyce, their liveliest pledge Of hope in fears and dangers, heard so oft In worst extreams, and on the perilous edge Of battel when it rag'd, in all assaults Their surest signal, they will soon resume New courage and revive, though now they lye Groveling and prostrate on yon Lake of Fire, As we erewhile, astounded and amaz'd, No wonder, fall'n such a pernicious highth.
The Jew looked somewhat astounded at this possibility; but collecting his courage, he replied hastily.
The black shape lifted me on to the white shape, a glad neighing greeted my astounded ears and I murmured,
The Sultan was very much astounded, and wished to see this marvel for himself.
One night, as I was in my chamber with no other companion than a damsel who waited on me, with the doors carefully locked lest my honour should be imperilled through any carelessness, I know not nor can conceive how it happened, but, with all this seclusion and these precautions, and in the solitude and silence of my retirement, I found him standing before me, a vision that so astounded me that it deprived my eyes of sight, and my tongue of speech.
Captain Nemo," said I to my host, who had just thrown himself on one of the divans, "this is a library which would do honour to more than one of the continental palaces, and I am absolutely astounded when I consider that it can follow you to the bottom of the seas.