Surprised, amazed, astonished or bewildered.
Filled with the emotional impact of overwhelming surprise or shock.



  • bowled over
  • knocked out
  • not believe your luck
  • not believe your eyes
  • thrown for a loss
  • not know what hit you
  • as though you’ve seen a ghost
  • knocked for a loop
  • be like a rabbit caught in the headlights
  • almost have a heart attack
  • not believe your ears
  • knock over with feather
  • your eyes pop out of your head
  • leap out of your skin
  • eyes out on stalks
  • be struck dumb

Sentence Examples

My sister is absolutely astounded that you would find her accent odd.

The phenomenon has absolutely astounded us!

He looked astounded, eyebrows shooting up.