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  1. dumbfoundedadjective

    amazed, surprised, shocked, stunned, speechless, astonished, flabbergasted, confounded, astounded, perplexed

  2. dumbfoundedadjective

    shocked and speechless.

    perplexed, surprised, astonished, shocked, astounded, confounded, flabbergasted, speechless, amazed, stunned

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  1. dumbfounded, dumfounded, flabbergasted, stupefied, thunderstruck, dumbstruck, dumbstrickenadjective

    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"

    thunderstruck, stupefied, flabbergasted, dumfounded, stupid(p), stunned, dazed, dumbstricken, dumbstruck

    unsurprised, not surprised

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  1. Gabrielle Rose:

    I'm dumbfounded as to why the government would deny George Newhouse the opportunity to be with George Newhouse family and yet at the same time, from what we've been told, they were failing to adequately care for George Newhouse, that unnecessary cruelty hastened George Newhouse decline.

  2. Charles Koch:

    It’s beneath the president, the dignity of the president, to be doing that, i was really dumbfounded. ... We expect that with Harry Reid, but I didn’t expect that from the president.

  3. Dan Howell:

    I was dumbfounded, i thought: ‘how could this happen in a state that has voted by more than 80 percent to define marriage as between one man and one woman’?

  4. Karoly Fonyo:

    Naturally we expect a legal procedure, both of those two (Simon and Dederick) had prior knowledge of (my) acquisition (when they sold TV2 to Vajna). I am as dumbfounded as anyone.

  5. Freya Harrison:

    I still can't quite believe how well this 1,000-year-old antibiotic actually seems to be working, when we got the first results we were just utterly dumbfounded. We did not see this coming at all.

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