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adjective as in shocked

adjective as in surprised

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The matchup astounded John, adding that the two countries, as investment options, couldn’t be any more different.

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King reminisced about his convention and was astounded at how little bad-blood lingered.

“I am speechless and astounded, this sentence is inexplicable,” he said.

So good is the latter—and Wayne so good in it—that Ford is said to have been astounded.

I called and read her the AP story as it crossed the wire; she was astounded.

Yet again, I am astounded by the one-sided, short-sighted approach so many take to this conflict.

Astounded at this stroke of luck, Matt and Clip, for a moment, could do no more than stare at each other.

Christendom looked astounded upon the spectacle of a barbarian invasion bursting forth from the cellars and garrets of Paris.

He lunched at Brooks', and astounded an elderly member of the House by putting her problem to him.

I am astounded, and do not know how to express all my respect for your artistic temperament.

Chicot looked astounded; he had so often seen Gorenflot feast in a different manner during Lent.


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On this page you'll find 234 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to astounded, such as: agog, amazed, anxious, appalled, awestruck, and dismayed.

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