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astounded

adjective
     
as‧tound‧ed
very surprised or shocked [= astonished]
astounded by/at
She was astounded by his arrogance.
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
surprised

See also
surprised

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