dumbfounding


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dumb·found

also dum·found (dŭm′found′)
tr.v. dumb·found·ed, dumb·found·ing, dumb·founds also dum·found·ed or dum·found·ing or dum·founds
To fill with astonishment and perplexity; confound. See Synonyms at surprise.

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Adj.1.dumbfounding - bewildering or striking dumb with wonderdumbfounding - bewildering or striking dumb with wonder
incredible, unbelievable - beyond belief or understanding; "at incredible speed"; "the book's plot is simply incredible"
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Unable to contain his excitement at joining the show, Karim said yesterday: "To be offered the chance to take part in Strictly is dumbfounding, I'm pinching myself.
Insp Chris Charlton said: "Some of the number plates we discovered were simply dumbfounding, not to mention highly unlawful.
She became what she called a "committed Christian" in 1963 by "listening" more deeply to the message of the Bible and, after that time, as is so evident in her next book, Tire Dumbfounding (1966), she often wrote about her deeply held, yet private, personal Christian faith.