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hitting like ton bricks

  • as inshock
  • as instun/stupefy
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Synonyms for hitting like ton bricks

verb completely surprise
  • agitate
  • anger
  • appall
  • astound
  • awe
  • disgust
  • dismay
  • displease
  • disturb
  • flabbergast
  • horrify
  • insult
  • jar
  • jolt
  • offend
  • outrage
  • overwhelm
  • paralyze
  • rock
  • shake
  • shake up
  • sicken
  • startle
  • stun
  • traumatize
  • unsettle
  • abash
  • antagonize
  • daze
  • disquiet
  • electrify
  • flood
  • floor
  • nauseate
  • numb
  • overcome
  • revolt
  • scandalize
  • stagger
  • stupefy
  • bowl over
  • give a turn
  • hit like ton of bricks
  • knock out
  • throw a curve

Antonyms for hitting like ton bricks

  • appease
  • calm
  • comfort
  • compliment
  • compose
  • delight
  • encourage
  • expect
  • make happy
  • order
  • placate
  • please
  • quiet
  • soothe
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.