amazed (comparative more amazed, superlative most amazed)
- Astonished; confounded with fear, surprise, or wonder; greatly surprised. The following adposition may be: at, with or by.
- 1590s, William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream: III, ii
- I am amazed at your passionate words
- 1610s, William Shakespeare, Cymbeline: IV, iii
- I am amazed with matter
- 1917, Frederic Harrison, The Mill on the Floss. Vol. IX. Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction
- we are amazed by forked flashes of wisdom
- And it was while all were passionately intent upon the pleasing and snake-like progress of their uncle that a young girl in furs, ascending the stairs two at a time, peeped perfunctorily into the nursery as she passed the hallway—and halted amazed.
1963, Margery Allingham, chapter 8, in The China Governess:
- It was a casual sneer, obviously one of a long line. There was hatred behind it, but of a quiet, chronic type, nothing new or unduly virulent, and he was taken aback by the flicker of amazed incredulity that passed over the younger man's ravaged face.
- See also Wikisaurus:astonished
astonished; confounded with fear, surprise or wonder
- simple past tense and past participle of amaze