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synonyms for dumbfounded

  • amazed
  • astonished
  • bamboozled
  • beat
  • bewildered
  • buffaloed
  • confounded
  • dismayed
  • flabbergasted
  • floored
  • nonplused
  • overcome
  • overwhelmed
  • puzzled
  • shocked
  • staggered
  • startled
  • stuck
  • stumped
  • stunned
  • surprised
  • thrown
  • agape
  • aghast
  • blown away
  • bowled over
  • breathless
  • dumb
  • speechless
  • taken aback
  • thunderstruck
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antonyms for dumbfounded

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  • aware
  • expectant
  • unsurprised
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How to use dumbfounded in a sentence

A Target associate who was dumbfounded that shoppers were suddenly desperate for yeast.
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After all, she and her peers are familiar with thinking things will go one way and then being left dumbfounded, a little heartbroken, but most of all, hopeful.
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As rioters stormed Capitol Hill on January 6, Theo—like many Americans—watched, dumbfounded and in horror.
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The door was open, and the woman and the child stood dumbfounded and overwhelmed in a scene of incredible desolation.
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I think even Dr. Hudson was dumbfounded; we had not expected unconditional surrender.
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The crafty captain sat for a moment quite dumbfounded; but he could bear it no longer.
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For a moment I was as dumbfounded as the bridegroom who discovers a plait of hair on his brides dressing table.
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The countess looked up at her husband, quite dumbfounded, and he seemed rather distressed himself.
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Hekalu's words fairly dumbfounded Shelby, but they grated upon his sense of pride as well.
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The result was that a few minutes later the Convention was dumbfounded to receive a message from Wright declining to be nominated.
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WORDS RELATED TO DUMBFOUNDED

  • afraid
  • agape
  • agog
  • alarmed
  • amazed
  • anxious
  • appalled
  • astonished
  • astounded
  • awestruck
  • confounded
  • dismayed
  • dumbfounded
  • frightened
  • horror-struck
  • overwhelmed
  • shocked
  • startled
  • stunned
  • terrified
  • thunderstruck
  • baffled
  • bewildered
  • dumbfounded
  • slaphappy
  • stumped
  • stupefied
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.