dumbfound

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A blend of dumb and confound.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌdʌmˈfaʊnd/, /ˈdʌm.faʊnd/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈdʌm.faʊnd/
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Verb[edit]

dumbfound (third-person singular simple present dumbfounds, present participle dumbfounding, simple past and past participle dumbfounded)

  1. To confuse and bewilder; to leave speechless.

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