Thesaurus / astonished


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.

He was astonished, for the door was locked, yet he felt relieved rather than alarmed.

The Romance of Leonardo da VinciDmitry Sergeyevich Merezhkovsky

I stopped in to see her the other day, and I was astonished at the change which had taken place in a short time.

I stood looking at them, bewildered and astonished by Mademoiselle's loyalty.

The CrossingWinston Churchill

He took off his hat, but was so astonished he could scarcely utter a greeting.

An Alabaster BoxMary E. Wilkins Freeman and Florence Morse Kingsley

Fritz had recovered nerve enough to explain to the astonished station master that the King had changed his plans.

Are you not astonished at the wall being completed so quickly?

The BirdsAristophanes

I was too astonished to speak and stood gazing upon the handsome face of a young man in a plumed hat and lace-frilled doublet.

Mizora: A ProphecyMary E. Bradley

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