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    • filled with the emotional impact of overwhelming surprise or shock
    "astounded viewers wept at the pictures from the Oklahoma City bombing"




    1. The news of his sudden death astounded me.
    2. I was astounded that she can speak 10 languages.
    3. Tom was astounded and fascinated by what he saw there.
    4. I was astounded by the news that Mary won the first prize.
    5. As I rowed out into the river, the clearness of the water astounded me.
    6. Man's unfailing capacity to believe what he prefers to be true rather than what the evidence shows to be likely and possible has always astounded me. We long for a caring Universe which will save us from our childish mistakes, and in the face of mountains of evidence to the contrary we will pin all our hopes on the slimmest of doubts. God has not been proven not to exist, therefore he must exist.