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The hit was so jarring that it stunned the officials, who were apparently too dumbfounded to call the obvious foul.

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.

On Thursday, a woman who answered the phone there was dumbfounded as to why someone would be asking about the case.

But I was dumbfounded to get hit up by a federal agency with an annual budget of $750 million.

I was devastated the first time I was deleted, and dumbfounded each time thereafter.

Tirico stood there dumbfounded, and the woman turned and left the soiree.

In the final moments, however, LeBron hits a game-winning three-pointer, and Cooke can only stare dumbfounded.

The door was open, and the woman and the child stood dumbfounded and overwhelmed in a scene of incredible desolation.

I think even Dr. Hudson was dumbfounded; we had not expected unconditional surrender.

The crafty captain sat for a moment quite dumbfounded; but he could bear it no longer.

For a moment I was as dumbfounded as the bridegroom who discovers a plait of hair on his brides dressing table.

The countess looked up at her husband, quite dumbfounded, and he seemed rather distressed himself.


On this page you'll find 53 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dumbfounded, such as: amazed, astonished, bamboozled, beat, bewildered, and buffaloed.

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