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verb (used with object)
  1. to overcome with surprise and bewilderment; astound.
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Origin of flabbergast

1765–75; variant of flabagast (perhaps flabb(y) + aghast)
Related formsflab·ber·gast·er, noun


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amaze, astonish, stagger, nonplus, confound; perplex, confuse, mystify.
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British Dictionary definitions for flabbergaster


verb (tr)
  1. informal to overcome with astonishment; amaze utterly; astound
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Word Origin

C18: of uncertain origin
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