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taken aback

see definition of taken aback
  • as inabashed
  • as instunned
  • as instupefied
  • as inbewildered
  • as insurprised
  • as inmuddle-headed
  • as inconfused
  • as indisconcerted
  • as indumbfounded
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Synonyms for taken aback

adj exhibiting mental discomfort, ill at ease
  • bewildered
  • bugged
  • chagrined
  • confounded
  • confused
  • crushed
  • discombobulated
  • disconcerted
  • embarrassed
  • fazed
  • fuddled
  • humbled
  • humiliated
  • mortified
  • rattled
  • shamed
  • ashamed
  • in a tizzy
  • taken aback

Antonyms for taken aback

  • clear
  • oriented
  • understanding
  • at ease
  • composed
  • emboldened
  • proud
  • reassured
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to taken aback

abashed

adjective. exhibiting mental discomfort, ill at ease

confused

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