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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dumfound  \Dum"found`\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Dumfounded};  p.  pr 
  &  vb  n.  {Dumfounding}.] 
  To  strike  dumb;  to  confuse  with  astonishment.  [Written  also 
  {dumbfound}.]  --Spectator. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dumfounded 
  adj  :  as  if  struck  dumb  with  astonishment  and  surprise;  "a  circle 
  of  policement  stood  dumbfounded  by  her  denial  of  having 
  seem  the  accident";  "the  flabbergasted  aldermen  were 
  speechless";  "was  thunderstruck  by  the  news  of  his 
  promotion"  [syn:  {dumbfounded},  {flabbergasted},  {stupefied}, 
  {thunderstruck}] 




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