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4 definitions found
 for dumbfound
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  dumbfound \dumbfound\ v.
     same as dumfound.
  
     Syn: confuse, perplex, throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil,
          puzzle, mystify, baffle, bewilder, flummox, stupefy,
          stupify, nonplus, gravel, amaze, trounce, confound, be
          confusing to, make confused.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  dumbfound
      v 1: be a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me--
           I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This
           question really stuck me" [syn: perplex, vex, stick,
           get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose,
           bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel,
           amaze, dumbfound]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  51 Moby Thesaurus words for "dumbfound":
     amaze, astonish, astound, awe, awestrike, bedaze, bedazzle,
     bewilder, boggle, bowl down, bowl over, choke, choke off, confound,
     confuse, daze, dazzle, dumbfounder, flabbergast, floor, gag, hush,
     hush-hush, muffle, muzzle, nonplus, overwhelm, paralyze, perplex,
     petrify, put to silence, quiet, quieten, shock, shush,
     shut down on, silence, soft-pedal, squash, squelch, stagger,
     startle, stifle, still, strike dead, strike dumb,
     strike with wonder, stun, stupefy, surprise, throttle
  
  

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