dumbstruck dumbstruck  /ˈdəm ˌstrək/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) as if struck dumb with astonishment and surprise

Usage(s):

  1. Republicans and Democrats alike were dumbstruck by the Rich pardon.
  2. Half-naked, their bellies bloated by malnutrition, they watch from beneath the stilt houses with dumbstruck curiosity.
  3. But this success has left Washington dumbstruck.

News

  • Amazing Porsche Teardown Timelapse Shows How Complex Engines Are

    Tearing down an engine: how hard could it be, right? Uh, pretty hard, by the looks of this spectacular Porsche engine timelapse. I always figured that taking an engine apart couldn't really be that hard. The more I stare at this video, though, the more dumbstruck I am with how many components go into even a relatively simple, old engine. I can't imagine keeping track of every little washer, or ...
    on July 10, 2013     Source: Jalopnik

Quotes

  1. "I would be dumbstruck if the Australians even entertained extraditing anyone to Fiji," Foster said from Vanuatu before heading to the airport to catch his flight home.
    on Feb 4, 2007 By: Peter Foster Source: The Australian

  2. Richards told BBC Sport: "I'm dumbstruck as to why things have gone this far. The clubs just need a share of what is rightfully theirs."
    on Apr 3, 2007 By: Dean Richards Source: BBC Sport

  3. "I'ma little dumbstruck," said Childs, 47, with a guitar slung across his back, as he waited for a Eurostar train to Brussels where he was en route to perform with American comedian Rich Hall. "It doesn't leave much spending cash."
    on Dec 15, 2008 By: Childs Source: Bloomberg

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