flabbergasted
[ fla-br-ga-stuhd ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Late-18th century; of unknown origin
Synonyms
  • astonished awed baffled perplexed shocked
Antonyms
  • aware clear oriented understanding
Definition
overcome with astonishment; amazed; astounded
Example
A) The musical performance was not what she expected; it left her flabbergasted as to its strangeness. B) He was flabbergasted at the amount of people that came to watch his speech.
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