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Dictionary entry overview: What does astounded mean?
• ASTOUNDED (adjective)
The adjective ASTOUNDED has 1 sense:
1. filled with the emotional impact of overwhelming surprise or shock
Familiarity information: ASTOUNDED used as an adjective is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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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)
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