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.
astonished (that)
I'm astonished that you should even think such a thing!
WORD FOCUS: surprised WORD FOCUS: surprised
very surprised: amazed, astonished, astounded, dumbfounded, staggered, flabbergasted, gobsmacked BrE informal, speechless, be lost for words, can't believe your eyes/ears

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