amazed

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amazed ‎(comparative more amazed, superlative most amazed)

  1. Astonished; confounded with fear, surprise, or wonder; greatly surprised. The following adposition may be: at, with or by.
    • 1590s, William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream: III, ii
      I am amazed at your passionate words
    • 1610s, William Shakespeare, Cymbeline: IV, iii
      I am amazed with matter
    • 1917, Frederic Harrison, The Mill on the Floss. Vol. IX. Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction
      we are amazed by forked flashes of wisdom
    • 1907, Robert W[illiam] Chambers, “chapter I”, in The Younger Set (Project Gutenberg; EBook #14852), New York, N.Y.: A. L. Burt Company, published 1 February 2005 (Project Gutenberg version), OCLC 4241346:
      And it was while all were passionately intent upon the pleasing and snake-like progress of their uncle that a young girl in furs, ascending the stairs two at a time, peeped perfunctorily into the nursery as she passed the hallway—and halted amazed.
    • 1963, Margery Allingham, chapter 8, in The China Governess[1]:
      It was a casual sneer, obviously one of a long line. There was hatred behind it, but of a quiet, chronic type, nothing new or unduly virulent, and he was taken aback by the flicker of amazed incredulity that passed over the younger man's ravaged face.

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amazed

  1. simple past tense and past participle of amaze

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