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- adj. shocked and speechless.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of dumbfound.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. same as astounded.
- adj. astonished and confounded.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. as if struck dumb with astonishment and surprise
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Callum had stepped back, blinking rapidly, his expression dumbfounded.
So, needless to say I was again dumbfounded by yet another ridiculous event in this whole debacle.
Mickey turned and looked at Jackie in dumbfounded amazement.
"You are going to see Mr. Solovyov?" the old doorman said, his lower lip dangling in dumbfounded trepidation.
(recall the dumbfounded look and continuing to read a children's book).
Jenna Jameson, a former adult star and current owner of her own studio, told Radar. com that she was "dumbfounded" by the lack of condom use on sets:
I think people were kind of dumbfounded because they've been waiting so long.
At the time I was kind of dumbfounded by this decision.
Gerard Arpey, the chairman and chief executive of AMR Corp. 's American Airlines, said at an FAA conference last week that he was "dumbfounded" that the stimulus bill didn't provide financial help to install new aircraft equipment.
The people who reported the problem to the AP were "dumbfounded" when they were routed to random people's accounts.