[どうじゃくたらしめる, doujakutarashimeru] (v1) to strike someone dumb with astonishment[Add to Longdo]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:
Astonishment \As*ton"ish*ment\, n. [Cf. OF. estonnement, F.
1. The condition of one who is stunned. Hence: Numbness; loss
of sensation; stupor; loss of sense. [Obs.]
A coldness and astonishment in his loins, as folk
2. Dismay; consternation. [Archaic] --Spenser.
3. The overpowering emotion excited when something
unaccountable, wonderful, or dreadful is presented to the
mind; an intense degree of surprise; amazement.
Lest the place
And my quaint habits breed astonishment. --Milton.
4. The object causing such an emotion.
Thou shalt become an astonishment. --Deut.
Syn: Amazement; wonder; surprise.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
n 1: the feeling that accompanies something extremely
surprising; "he looked at me in astonishment" [syn:
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