Definition of astonished in English:

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Pronunciation: /əˈstɒnɪʃt/


Greatly surprised or impressed; amazed: he was astonished at the change in him we were astonished to hear of this decision
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  • He hit his drive 381 yards down the storied 650-yard 17th, drawing astonished gasps from the galleries.
  • The registry contacted the breeder, who in turn called the dog's astonished owner.
  • Arikha's own unsparing self-portraits, often nude, show a fiercely alert, intelligent, sometimes astonished, sometimes grimacing face.

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