astonished

adj.
VERBS
be, look, seem, sound
ADVERB
absolutely, quite
PREPOSITION
at

She was quite astonished at his rudeness.

by

He was astonished by the amount of junk in the house.

Astonished is used with these nouns: ↑disbelief

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • astonished — index speechless Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • astonished — adj. 1) greatly, very much astonished 2) astonished at, by (they were astonished at/by the news of his escape) 3) astonished + inf. (I was astonished to learn of his divorce) 4) astonished that + clause (she was astonished that he had survived) * …   Combinatory dictionary

  • astonished — a|ston|ished [ ə stanıʃt ] adjective * very surprised about something that you did not expect: Mike gave a sudden snort of astonished laughter. astonished at: Elizabeth was astonished at her sister s courage. astonished that: Claire seemed… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • astonished */ — UK [əˈstɒnɪʃt] / US [əˈstɑnɪʃt] adjective very surprised about something that you did not expect Mike gave a sudden snort of astonished laughter. astonished at: Elizabeth was astonished at her sister s courage. astonished that: Claire seemed… …   English dictionary

  • Astonished — Astonish As*ton ish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Astonished}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Astonishing}.] [OE. astonien, astunian, astonen, OF. estoner, F. [ e]tonner, fr. L. ex out + tonare to thunder, but perhaps influenced by E. stun. See {Thunder}, {Astound},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • astonished — as|ton|ished [əˈstɔnıʃt US əˈsta: ] adj very surprised about something = ↑amazed astonished to see/find/hear/learn etc ▪ We were astonished to find the temple still in its original condition. astonished by/at ▪ I was astonished by the result.… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • astonished — adjective very surprised about something: We climbed out of the hole, right in front of two astonished policemen. | astonished that: The man seemed astonished that anyone would want to buy the house. | astonished to see/hear/find etc: We were… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • astonished — [[t]əstɒ̱nɪʃt[/t]] ADJ GRADED: oft ADJ by/at n, ADJ to inf, ADJ that If you are astonished by something, you are very surprised about it. I was astonished by his stupidity... They were astonished to find the driver was a six year old boy …   English dictionary

  • astonished — un·astonished; …   English syllables

  • astonished — [əˈstɒnɪʃt] adj very surprised We were astonished to hear that she d lost her job.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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