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dumfounded
used in The War of the Worlds

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Definition
very surprised - often too surprised to know what to say or do
  • All this had happened with such swiftness that I had stood motionless, dumbfounded and dazzled by the flashes of light.
    1.5 — Book 1 Chapter 5 — The Heat-Ray (77% in)
  • For a moment perhaps I stood there, breast-high in the almost boiling water, dumbfounded at my position, hopeless of escape.
    1.12 — Book 1 Chapter 12 — What I Saw of the Destruction of.... (92% in)

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