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astonied

[ uh-ston-eed ]

adjective

, Archaic.
  1. dazed; bewildered; filled with consternation.


astonied

/ əˈstɒnɪd /

adjective

  1. archaic.
    stunned; dazed


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Word History and Origins

Origin of astonied1

1300–50; Middle English, past participle of astonyen to astonish; -ed 2

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Word History and Origins

Origin of astonied1

C14: from astonyen to astonish

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Example Sentences

He heard the snap of the spring-lock like something bursting in his brain, and sat astonied.

Then forthwithal Gareth rushed upon Sir Launcelot, and gave him a great stroke upon his helm so hard that he was astonied.

And when they heard these words they fell down to the earth and were astonied; and therewith was a great clearness.

Then was the king Belshazzar greatly troubled, and his countenance was changed in him, and his lords were astonied.

"Nay, ye go too far with me," quoth the baron, sore moved; and so confounded and astonied was he that he became all shamed.

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