ASTONISHED in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ASTONISHED
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astonished
 a.  amazed; surprised
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  If the roof of the house had suddenly flown off, the old gentleman wouldn't have been more astonished.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER SIX
2  Aunt was tired and went to sleep, but Uncle read his guidebook, and wouldn't be astonished at anything.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-ONE
3  The wound persisted in healing with a rapidity that astonished him, and instead of trying to forget, he found himself trying to remember.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-ONE
4  For a small thing it was a great success, and Jo was more astonished than when her novel was commended and condemned all at once.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-TWO
5  Mr. Bhaer came in one evening to pause on the threshold of the study, astonished by the spectacle that met his eye.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-FIVE
6  Everybody's health was proposed, from Mr. Laurence, who was considered their special patron, to the astonished guinea pig, who had strayed from its proper sphere in search of its young master.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-SEVEN
7  Nestor was astonished, and took Telemachus by the hand.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK III
8  Ulysses answered, "Telemachus, you ought not to be so immeasurably astonished at my being really here."
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XVI
9  The ghosts of Agamemnon and Achilles were astonished at seeing them, and went up to them at once.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XXIV
10  Every one was astonished at seeing them, but they stood in the middle of the assembly, and Medon said, "Hear me, men of Ithaca."
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XXIV
11  Mr. Mason, astonished and distressed as you may suppose, revealed the real state of matters.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
12  The heart was thrilled, the mind astonished, by the power of the preacher: neither were softened.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
13  He almost started at my sudden and strange abruptness: he looked at me astonished.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
14  I was astonished when a fortnight passed without reply; but when two months wore away, and day after day the post arrived and brought nothing for me, I fell a prey to the keenest anxiety.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
15  I am astonished you found courage to refuse his hand.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
Example Sentence: (19 in 2 pages)
1  It astonished her that he was able to survive.
2  We were astonished to find the temple still in its original condition.
3  I was astonished when I heard the hospital had burnt down.
4  We were astonished at the news of Joan's sudden death.
5  Saunders said his guest was astonished to find pleasant public parks, nice streets and well-kept houses.
6  I was astonished by the size and complexity of the problem.
7  He looked upon his son and was again astonished at his beauty this day.
8  I find it absolutely astonishing that you didn't like it.
9  He can perform an astonishing variety of acts, including mime and juggling.
10  Old people often have astonishing powers of recall.
11  The number of Republicans who support this man and his cabal is astonishing, but nothing will change the minds of that percentage.
12  What I find a bit astonishing is that folks encourage others to do the same.
13  I spotted a shooting star which, to my astonishment, was bright green in colour.
14  They gasped in astonishment at the news.
15  I gasped in/with astonishment at the magician's skill.