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synonyms for astonished

  • amaze
  • astound
  • bewilder
  • boggle
  • confound
  • daze
  • dumbfound
  • flabbergast
  • overwhelm
  • shock
  • startle
  • stun
  • stupefy
  • floor
  • stagger
  • blow away
  • blow one's mind
  • bowl over
  • knock over
  • put one away
  • spring on
  • take aback
  • throw a curve
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antonyms for astonished

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  • clear up
  • expect
  • explain
  • bore
  • calm
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How to use astonished in a sentence

He turns astonished tourist, as his camera sweeps up to the dome.
INSIDE THE CAPITOL RIOT: WHAT THE PARLER VIDEOS REVEALBY ALEC MACGILLISJANUARY 17, 2021PROPUBLICA
Earl Stoddard, the county’s head of emergency management — who said he was “astonished” by the allocation — urged state officials to give the county of 1 million residents more doses.
VIRGINIA, MARYLAND EXPAND VACCINE ELIGIBILITY AS NORTHAM ENCOURAGES SCHOOLS TO REOPENGREGORY S. SCHNEIDER, OVETTA WIGGINS, ERIN COX, MEAGAN FLYNNJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I’ve been lucky enough to taste hoshigaki in Japan, and as a new resident of Los Angeles, I am still astonished by the abundant persimmons growing freely in people’s backyards.
THE ART OF HOSHIGAKI AT HOMEJAMIE FELDMARJANUARY 7, 2021EATER
Microbial ecologists were astonished to find cells inside basalt far under the ocean floor that have survived for perhaps more than 100 million years.
THE YEAR IN BIOLOGYJOHN RENNIEDECEMBER 23, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
It’s worth putting this in context because it’s as astonishing a stat as any women’s basketball player has put up in recent memory.
AFTER BEATING CANCER, THIS SYRACUSE POINT GUARD IS COMING FOR THE RECORD BOOKSHOWARD MEGDALNOVEMBER 17, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Louis was not less astonished at this charge, than the Empress had been at the communication which aroused it.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
No; there I stood, half-astonished, half-abashed while the Marquise continued on her knees and made her silent orisons.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
He stared at his men, astonished and impatient at this strange disobedience.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
The eye admireth at the beauty of the whiteness thereof, and the heart is astonished at the shower thereof.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
I am always astonished, amazed and delighted afresh, and even as I listen I can hardly believe that the man can play so!
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
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WORDS RELATED TO ASTONISHED

  • ajar
  • astonished
  • awestruck
  • confounded
  • open
  • overwhelmed
  • shocked
  • staring
  • yawning
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