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flabbergast

This word is also in the group 100 IELTS Words.
  • surprise (someone) greatly; astonish.
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Examples

Well, I’d just like to say that I’m completely flabbergasted and astounded.

This effect is so obvious to me that I’m flabbergasted at the smart people who can’t see it.

Brian was flabbergasted, but not really surprised, not on a subconscious level.

When they arrived she said she was flabbergasted at reading the cover page on them.

I thought at first it must be a joke but apparently it’s true and I am absolutely flabbergasted.

I know there’s a million puns to be had here, but I’m too flabbergasted to think of anything good.

I am flabbergasted at the crassness of things said to, and about, him this past week.

He was flabbergasted at the total complexity of the question.

I was flabbergasted to learn how much of our money is being wasted in this way.

And she is flabbergasted the police have said they cannot act against the owner because the dogs are not registered as dangerous.

Mrs Lewis said she was flabbergasted at some of what she said.

After a long wait, we’re flabbergasted to be announced winners.

I was flabbergasted afterwards to hear that they do eight shows a week.

When I found out that I’d got the part I was absolutely flabbergasted.

A shopkeeper was flabbergasted when he opened his mail to find an apology from a shoplifter, with a cheque for £75.

I was too flabbergasted to say anything, and later I felt guilty about that.

On the other hand, I am utterly flabbergasted that, if the argument is valid, I have not heard about it.

When she told me just a few weeks before that she was going to leave, I was flabbergasted and heartbroken.

I am frankly flabbergasted that my complaints so far have proved so ineffectual.

Today Ms Morris said she was flabbergasted by the award.