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tr.v. a·stound·ed, a·stound·ing, a·stounds
To astonish and bewilder. See Synonyms at surprise.
[From Middle English astoned, past participle of astonen, to amaze; see astonish.]
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overwhelmed with amazement and wonder; bewildered
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|Adj.||1.||astounded - filled with the emotional impact of overwhelming surprise or shock; "an amazed audience gave the magician a standing ovation"; "I stood enthralled, astonished by the vastness and majesty of the cathedral"; "astounded viewers wept at the pictures from the Oklahoma City bombing"; "stood in stunned silence"; "stunned scientists found not one but at least three viruses"|
surprised - taken unawares or suddenly and feeling wonder or astonishment; "surprised by her student's ingenuity"; "surprised that he remembered my name"; "a surprised expression"
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adjective astonished, surprised, shocked, stunned, alarmed, staggered, startled, bewildered, dazed, confounded, electrified, bowled over (informal), dumbfounded, flabbergasted, stupefied, I was astounded by its beauty. I was astounded by its beauty.
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astounded[əˈstaʊndɪd] adj (= astonished) → abasourdi(e), stupéfait(e)
to be astounded at sth → être abasourdi(e) par qch, être stupéfait(e) par qch
to be astounded (that) ... → être stupéfait que ...
to be astounded to hear (that) ... → être stupéfait(e) d'entendre que ...
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