astonied

astonied
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from past participle of astonien Date: 14th century 1. archaic deprived briefly of the power to act ; dazed 2. archaic filled with consternation or dismay

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  • Astonied — As*ton ied, p. p. Stunned; astonished. See {Astony}. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] And I astonied fell and could not pray. Mrs. Browning. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • astonied — [ə stän′ēd] adj. [pp. of ME astonien, ASTONISH] Obs. bewildered, dazed, astounded, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Astonied — Astony As*ton y, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Astonied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Astonying}. See {Astone}.] To stun; to bewilder; to astonish; to dismay. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] The captain of the Helots . . . strake Palladius upon the side of his head, that… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • astonied — /euh ston eed/, adj. Archaic. dazed; bewildered; filled with consternation. [1300 50; ME, ptp. of astonyen to ASTONISH; see ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • astonied — adjective /əˈstɑnid/ In shock or confusion; bewildered …   Wiktionary

  • astonied — as•ton•ied [[t]əˈstɒn id[/t]] adj. archaic dazed; bewildered; filled with consternation • Etymology: 1300–50; ME, ptp. of astonyen to astonish …   From formal English to slang

  • astonied — adjective 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… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Astony — As*ton y, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Astonied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Astonying}. See {Astone}.] To stun; to bewilder; to astonish; to dismay. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] The captain of the Helots . . . strake Palladius upon the side of his head, that he… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Astonying — Astony As*ton y, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Astonied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Astonying}. See {Astone}.] To stun; to bewilder; to astonish; to dismay. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] The captain of the Helots . . . strake Palladius upon the side of his head, that… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • astony — əˈstänē transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Middle English astonien, alteration of astonen, modification of Old French estoner, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin extonare, from Latin ex + tonare to thunder more at thunder 1. obsolete : stun …   Useful english dictionary

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