Paraula de la setmana: Flabbergasted
Ampliar el vocabulari d’anglès, entre d’altres, ha de ser l’objectiu principal de les classes d’anglès.
Així doncs, a Kelso School of English volem regalar als nostres nostres alumnes i fidels una mica més de vocabulari. Cada 15 dies proposarem una paraula, en posarem la definició en anglès i alguns exemples!
informal overcome with asotnishment; amazed; astounded
graded adjective ;
if you say that you are flabbergasted, you are emphasizing that you are extremely surprised-> Everybody was flabbergasted when I announced I was going to emigrate to Australia.
Example sentences containing ‘Flabbergasted’ in literature
Dear Mr. Johns, I was utterly flabbergasted by your recente letter, with its outrageous suggestion that I had telephoned you ‘at home’. – Isabel Wolff Rescuing Roseo
One hundred and fourty-four flabbergasted hobbits sat back speechless. – J.R.R.Tolkien The Lord of the Rings
It would have been hard to judge who was the most flabbergasted by the situation in which we now found ourselves. – Susan Howatch Absolute truths
Synonyms: amazed, astonished, stunned, shocked blown away
Similar words: astonished, amazed, stunned, overcome, overwhelmed, staggered, astounded, dazed, confounded, disconcerted, speechless, bowled over (informal) gobsmacked (British) (slang), dumbfounded, nonplussed, lost for words, stuck dumb, abashed, rendered speechless