dumbfounded dumbfounded adj. 1. same as {astounded}.

Syn: amazed, astonied, astonished, astounded, flabbergasted, stunned, stupefied, thunderstruck. [WordNet 1.5]

2. astonished and confounded.

Syn: amazed, dumfounded. [WordNet 1.5]

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