astonied

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj astonied filled with the emotional impact of overwhelming surprise or shock "an amazed audience gave the magician a standing ovation","I stood enthralled, astonished by the vastness and majesty of the cathedral","astounded viewers wept at the pictures from the Oklahoma City bombing","stood in stunned silence","stunned scientists found not one but at least three viruses"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • p. p Astonied Stunned; astonished. See Astony. "And I astonied fell and could not pray."
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Usage

In literature:

When Sir Palomides heard him say so he was astonied.
"Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume II (of II)" by Thomas Malory
When Guillardun heard these tidings she was astonied beyond measure, and for joy and pity wept right tenderly.
"French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France" by Marie de France
Why dost thou stand aghast, Voiceless, and thus astonied in thine air?
"The Seven Plays in English Verse" by Sophocles
They that Spoke evil of me are Astonied & made Asham'd.
"A Woman Named Smith" by Marie Conway Oemler
He recovered himself, sitting-wise, with his mouth agape and his eyes astonied, while the whole assembly burst into a hearty fit of laughter.
"The Walrus Hunters" by R.M. Ballantyne
Then was the king Belshazzar greatly troubled, and his countenance was changed in him, and his lords were astonied.
"The Ontario High School Reader" by A.E. Marty
But the man stared at her wildly, as if he were astonied to hear the unused sweetness of her voice.
"The Sundering Flood" by William Morris
I was fair astonied that she should dare thus to speak.
"Joyce Morrell's Harvest" by Emily Sarah Holt
If you whipped her not well for such indiscretion, I were something astonied.
"It Might Have Been" by Emily Sarah Holt
Why shouldest thou be as a man astonied, as a mighty man that cannot save?
"Select Masterpieces of Biblical Literature" by Various
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In news:

A Southern California family adapts their back-to-the-land philosophy to an urban garden with astoni.
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