Definition of Dumbfounded

1. Adjective. As if struck dumb with astonishment and surprise. "Was thunderstruck by the news of his promotion"




Definition of Dumbfounded

1. Adjective. shocked and speechless. ¹

2. Verb. (past of ''dumbfound'') ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dumbfounded

1. dumbfound [v] - See also: dumbfound

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Literary usage of Dumbfounded

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1. The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Literature by Rufus Edmonds Shapley (1884)
"... (who, by-the-way, never drinks spirituous liquors, always confining his libations to beer) looked dumbfounded at the gyrations of Ыз friends. ..."

2. The Annals of Our Time: A Diurnal of Events, Social and Political, Home and by Joseph Irving (1880)
"He asked his hearers to picture to themselves the wild Irishman, the flery Frenchman, the assassinating Italian, and the dumbfounded Spaniard all going out ..."

3. The Making of Herbert Hoover by Rose Wilder Lane (1920)
"fessor Swain, a big man with a warm, kindly manner, was encouraging, but the questions he asked appalled Bert. The boy sat dumbfounded before a problem in ..."

4. Essay on the Archaeology of Our Popular Phrases, Terms & Nursery Rhymes by John Bellenden Ker (1840)
"They had like to have dumbfounded the Justice, but " his Clerk came into his assistance." Spectator. PIPING-HOT; seems, Pye'p ..."

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