Dumbfounded - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdəmfaʊndəd|  American pronunciation of the word dumbfounded
Brit.  |dʌmˈfaʊndɪd|  British pronunciation of the word dumbfounded

adjective

- as if struck dumb with astonishment and surprise(syn: dumbstricken, dumbstruck, dumfounded, flabbergasted, stupefied, thunderstruck)

a circle of policemen stood dumbfounded by her denial of having seen the accident

Examples

a circle of policemen stood dumbfounded by her denial of having seen the accident

Word forms

adjective
I/you/we/they: dumbfound
he/she/it: dumbfounds
present participle: dumbfounding
past tense: dumbfounded
past participle: dumbfounded
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