Definition of Dumfounding

1. Adjective. Bewildering or striking dumb with wonder.

Exact synonyms: Astounding, Dumbfounding
Similar to: Incredible, Unbelievable



Definition of Dumfounding

1. Verb. (present participle of ''dumfound'') ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dumfounding

1. dumfound [v] - See also: dumfound

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dumfounding

dumbshow
dumbsize
dumbstruck
dumbwaiter
dumbwaiters
dumdum
dumdum bullet
dumdums
dumetose
dumfound
dumfounded
dumfounder
dumfoundered
dumfoundering
dumfounders
dumfounding (current term)
dumfounds
dumka
dumky
dummerer
dummerers
dummied
dummied out
dummied up
dummier
dummies
dummies out
dummies up
dummiest
dummkopf

Literary usage of Dumfounding

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1. Inside Route Pilot by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (1922)
"The canal is nearly straight for about 7 miles to dumfounding Bay and has an ... At the southern end of dumfounding Bay enter a creek by turning sharply to ..."

2. American Syndicalism: The I. W. W. by John Graham Brooks (1913)
"... For some weeks in Europe, I watched one of the first general strikes consciously animated by the syndicalist spirit. It was very dumfounding at that ..."

3. The Works of Charles Lamb by Charles Lamb (1871)
"... good-meaning, no thinking creature had been dumfounding a company of us with a detail of inextricable difficulties, in which the circumstances of an ..."

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