Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio » Dictionary » A » Asthma ... Astrophysical


Pronunciation (US): Play

 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 

ASTOUNDED (adjective)

Sense 1astounded [BACK TO TOP]


Filled with the emotional impact of overwhelming surprise or shock


amazed; astonied; astonished; astounded; stunned

Context examples:

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)

 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"You can't run with the hare and hunt with the hounds." (English proverb)

"Not need to know French to ask to sleep outside" (Breton proverb)

"He who laughs last laughs best." (American proverb)

"Do not hide your light under a bushel" (Danish proverb)

Page delivered in 0.0386 seconds