Definition of 'astonished'
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She wasn't in the least astonished, a lady well used to being asked for aid. THE QUEST FOR K (2002)Frances, who expected Painter to say something scathing, was astonished to see him beam at this extravagance. INSTANCES OF THE NUMBER 3 (2002)She was so astonished she didn't say a word till they were halfway across the room. DEAD BEAT (2002)
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Translations for 'astonished'
British English: astonished /əˈstɒnɪʃt/ ADJECTIVE
If you are astonished by something, you are very surprised about it.
I was astonished by his stupidity.
- American English: astonished
- Arabic: مَذْهُول
- Brazilian Portuguese: pasmado
- Chinese: 惊讶的
- Croatian: iznenađen
- Czech: užaslý
- Danish: forbløffet
- Dutch: verbaasd
- European Spanish: estupefacto
- Finnish: hämmästynyt
- French: étonné
- German: erstaunt
- Greek: κατάπληκτος
- Italian: stupito
- Japanese: 驚いた
- Korean: 놀란
- Norwegian: forbauset
- Polish: zdumiony
- European Portuguese: pasmado
- Romanian: surprins
- Russian: ошеломленный
- Spanish: estupefacto
- Swedish: förvånad
- Thai: ที่ประหลาดใจ
- Turkish: şaşırmış
- Ukrainian: здивований
- Vietnamese: kinh ngạc
Definition of astonished from the Collins English Dictionary
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