dumbstricken

adj. made silent by astonishment, astounded, stunned

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • dumbstricken — adjective as if struck dumb with astonishment and surprise a circle of policement stood dumbfounded by her denial of having seen the accident the flabbergasted aldermen were speechless was thunderstruck by the news of his promotion • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dumbstruck — /dum struk /, adj. temporarily deprived of the power of speech, as by surprise or confusion; dumbfounded. Also, dumbstricken /dum strik euhn/. [1885 90; DUMB + STRUCK] * * * …   Universalium

  • breathless — Synonyms and related words: ablaze, abrupt, afire, agape, aghast, agog, airless, alacritous, all agog, amazed, anaudic, animated, antsy, antsy pantsy, anxious, aphasic, aphonic, ardent, asleep, asleep in Jesus, astonished, astounded, at gaze, at… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • dumb — Synonyms and related words: Boeotian, abiotic, anaudic, animal, animalian, animalic, animalistic, aphasic, aphonic, apish, asinine, awkward, azoic, batty, beastlike, beastly, beef brained, beef witted, befooled, beguiled, besotted, bestial,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • dumbfounded — Synonyms and related words: agape, aghast, agog, all agog, amazed, anaudic, aphasic, aphonic, astonished, astounded, at gaze, awed, awestruck, baffled, beguiled, bemused, bewildered, bewitched, breathless, captivated, confounded, confused, dazed …   Moby Thesaurus

  • dumbstruck — Synonyms and related words: agape, aghast, agog, all agog, amazed, anaudic, aphasic, aphonic, astonished, astounded, at gaze, awed, awestruck, beguiled, bewildered, bewitched, breathless, captivated, confounded, dumb, dumbfounded, dumbstricken,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • inarticulate — Synonyms and related words: Greek to one, ambiguous, anaudic, aphasic, aphonic, bashful, beyond understanding, blurred, breathless, breathy, choked, choking, confused, conscious, coy, croaking, demure, digressive, discursive, disjointed, drawling …   Moby Thesaurus

  • mum — Synonyms and related words: anaudic, aphasic, aphonic, breathless, brief, brusque, close, close tongued, closemouthed, concise, curt, dumb, dumbfounded, dumbstricken, dumbstruck, economical of words, inarticulate, indisposed to talk, laconic, ma …   Moby Thesaurus

  • mute — Synonyms and related words: abiotic, acoustic tile, allophone, alveolar, anaudic, antiknock, aphasic, aphonic, apico alveolar, apico dental, articulation, aspiration, assimilation, azoic, baffle, baffler, baton, bearer, bilabial, bit player,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • speechless — Synonyms and related words: anaudic, aphasic, aphonic, breathless, brief, brusque, close, close tongued, closemouthed, concise, curt, dazed, dumb, dumbfounded, dumbstricken, dumbstruck, economical of words, inarticulate, indisposed to talk,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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