Search Result for "astounded":
1. filled with the emotional impact of overwhelming surprise or shock;
- Example: "an amazed audience gave the magician a standing ovation"
- Example: "I stood enthralled, astonished by the vastness and majesty of the cathedral"
- Example: "astounded viewers wept at the pictures from the Oklahoma City bombing"
- Example: "stood in stunned silence"
- Example: "stunned scientists found not one but at least three viruses"
[syn: amazed, astonied, astonished, astounded, stunned]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Astound \As*tound"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Astounded, [Obs.] Astound; p. pr. & vb. n. Astounding.] [See Astound, a.] 1. To stun; to stupefy. [1913 Webster] No puissant stroke his senses once astound. --Fairfax. [1913 Webster] 2. To astonish; to strike with amazement; to confound with wonder, surprise, or fear. [1913 Webster] These thoughts may startle well, but not astound The virtuous mind. --Milton. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
astounded \astounded\ adj. 1. struck with an intense and usually sudden surprise sufficient to produce wonder or perplexity Syn: amazed, astonied, astonished, dumbfounded, flabbergasted, stunned, stupefied, thunderstruck [WordNet 1.5]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
80 Moby Thesaurus words for "astounded": agape, aghast, agog, all agog, amazed, appalled, ashen, astonished, at gaze, awed, awestricken, awestruck, beguiled, bewildered, bewitched, blanched, breathless, captivated, confounded, cowed, deadly pale, dumbfounded, dumbstruck, enchanted, enraptured, enravished, enthralled, entranced, fascinated, flabbergasted, frozen, gaping, gauping, gazing, gray with fear, horrified, horror-struck, hypnotized, in awe, in awe of, intimidated, lost in wonder, marveling, mesmerized, open-eyed, openmouthed, overwhelmed, pale as death, pallid, paralyzed, petrified, popeyed, puzzled, rapt in wonder, scared stiff, scared to death, spellbound, staggered, staring, stunned, stupefied, surprised, terrified, terror-crazed, terror-haunted, terror-ridden, terror-riven, terror-shaken, terror-smitten, terror-struck, terror-troubled, thunderstruck, under a charm, undone, unmanned, unnerved, unstrung, wide-eyed, wonder-struck, wondering