dumbfounded or dumfounded

dumbfounded or dumfounded
dumb|found|ed or dum|found|ed [ dʌm`faundəd ] AMERICAN adjective
so surprised that you do not know what to do or say
╾ dumb|found verb transitive

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • dumfounded — adj. same as {dumbfounded}. Syn: amazed, astonied, astonished, astounded, flabbergasted, stunned, stupefied, thunderstruck. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dumbfounded — adj. 1. same as {astounded}. Syn: amazed, astonied, astonished, astounded, flabbergasted, stunned, stupefied, thunderstruck. [WordNet 1.5] 2. astonished and confounded. Syn: amazed, dumfounded. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dumfounded — adjective as if struck dumb with astonishment and surprise (Freq. 1) a circle of policement stood dumbfounded by her denial of having seen the accident the flabbergasted aldermen were speechless was thunderstruck by the news of his promotion •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dumbfounded — adjective as if struck dumb with astonishment and surprise a circle of policement stood dumbfounded by her denial of having seen the accident the flabbergasted aldermen were speechless was thunderstruck by the news of his promotion • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dumbstricken — adjective as if struck dumb with astonishment and surprise a circle of policement stood dumbfounded by her denial of having seen the accident the flabbergasted aldermen were speechless was thunderstruck by the news of his promotion • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • flabbergasted — adjective as if struck dumb with astonishment and surprise a circle of policement stood dumbfounded by her denial of having seen the accident the flabbergasted aldermen were speechless was thunderstruck by the news of his promotion • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • stupefied — adjective 1. in a state of mental numbness especially as resulting from shock he had a dazed expression on his face lay semiconscious, stunned (or stupefied) by the blow was stupid from fatigue • Syn: ↑dazed, ↑stunned, ↑stupid …   Useful english dictionary

  • surprised — adjective taken unawares or suddenly and feeling wonder or astonishment (Freq. 15) surprised by her student s ingenuity surprised that he remembered my name a surprised expression • Ant: ↑unsurprised • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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