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1. astonished

adjective. ['əˈstɑːnɪʃt'] filled with the emotional impact of overwhelming surprise or shock.

Synonyms

  • astonied
  • surprised
  • astounded
  • stunned

Antonyms

  • conscious
  • clearheaded
  • not surprised

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Rhymes with Astonished

  • admonished

Sentences with astonished


1. Verb, past participle
I was astonished and tried to go to sleep, but it kept nagging until I got up.

2. Adjective
And then there's Curious Zelda, a hyper-attentive tuxedo kitto with pupils LOCKED to the astonished emoji setting.

Quotes about astonished


1. Professionalism in art has this difficulty: To be professional is to be dependable, to be dependable is to be predictable, and predictability is esthetically boring - an anti-virtue in a field where we hope to be astonished and startled and at some deep level refreshed.
- John Updike

2. Professionalism in art has this difficulty: To be professional is to be dependable, to be dependable is to be predictable, and predictability is esthetically boring - an anti-virtue in a field where we hope to be astonished and startled and at some deep level refreshed.
- John Updike

3. When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
- Mark Twain

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