Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective causing astonishment.

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  • verb Present participle of dumbfound.

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  • adjective bewildering or striking dumb with wonder

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Examples

  • Allison also accuses the Bush administration of "dumbfounding" passivity in response to North Korea's weapons program, which experts identified as "a greater potential threat than Iraq" in the days after 9/11.

    EVERY REASON TO BE AFRAID

  • -- much of which he gets from far-left sources like Media Matters for America and Think Progress -- on Friday's Countdown show accused FNC's Brit Hume of making a "dumbfounding" admission that "he was fed a buffet of daily talking points" by the "lunatic fringe, right wing" Media Research Center, which the MSNBC host identified as a Web site "run by the perpetually angry Brent Bozell."

    NewsBusters.org - Exposing Liberal Media Bias

  • -- much of which he gets from far-left sources like Media Matters for America and Think Progress -- on Friday's Countdown show accused FNC's Brit Hume of making a "dumbfounding" admission that "he was fed a buffet of daily talking points" by the "lunatic fringe, right wing" Media Research Center, which the MSNBC host identified as a Web site "run by the perpetually angry Brent Bozell."

    NewsBusters.org - Exposing Liberal Media Bias

  • (Hat tip to Streetwise Professor, who has a posting commenting on this "dumbfounding" high rate of alcohol-related deaths in the heat of the

    Robert Amsterdam

  • Palin once again shows the dumbfounding lack of experience and education that is her trademark.

    Obama brushes off Palin on nuclear deal

  • But what is dumbfounding to me, and which is, in part, the point of this article, is how hidden Tyndale remains, how misprized and how thoroughly uncelebrated.

    David Teems: The Other English William

  • Instead, given new life, the Jaguars took full advantage and won the game, leaving the Colts at 2-2 and second-guessers with a legitimate beef about Caldwell's dumbfounding, Jim Zorn-like clock management decision.

    Know when to fold 'em

  • But what is dumbfounding to me, and which is, in part, the point of this article, is how hidden Tyndale remains, how misprized and how thoroughly uncelebrated.

    David Teems: The Other English William

  • Florent Malouda scored the winner on Saturday but he is as happy veering infield as dumbfounding markers on the outside.

    Chelsea manager shrugs off heckles and looks to rectify familiar faults

  • A particularly dumbfounding product that was introduced shortly after John began serving overseas was the AXE Recovery Invigorating Electrolytes Shower Gel.

    Oscar Raymundo: Marines Don't Love the Smell of AXE in the Morning (or Ever)

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