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taken aback

see definition of taken aback
  • as inabashed
  • as instunned
  • as instupefied
  • as inbewildered
  • as insurprised
  • as inmuddle-headed
  • as inconfused
  • as indisconcerted
  • as indumbfounded
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Synonyms for taken aback

adj exhibiting mental discomfort, ill at ease
  • bewildered
  • bugged
  • chagrined
  • confounded
  • confused
  • crushed
  • discombobulated
  • disconcerted
  • embarrassed
  • fazed
  • fuddled
  • humbled
  • humiliated
  • mortified
  • rattled
  • shamed
  • ashamed
  • in a tizzy
  • taken aback

Antonyms for taken aback

  • clear
  • oriented
  • understanding
  • at ease
  • composed
  • emboldened
  • proud
  • reassured
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to taken aback

abashed

adjective. exhibiting mental discomfort, ill at ease

bewildered

adjective. confused

confused

adjective. disoriented mentally

disconcerted

adjective. confused; shaken

dumbfounded

adjective. astounded, confused

muddle-headed

adjective. confused
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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