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.]
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flabbergasted

(ˈflæbəˌɡɑːstɪd)
adj
informal overcome with astonishment; amazed; astounded
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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"
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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.
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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
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flabbergasted

[ˈflæbərgɑːstɪd] adjsidéré(e), ahuri(e)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

flabbergasted

[ˈflæbəˌgɑːstɪd] adjsbalordito/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

flabbergasted

(ˈflӕbəgaːstid) adjective
very surprised. She was quite flabbergasted when we told her.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
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He was absolutely flabbergasted. He said so himself.
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