astonied [uh-ston-eed] ExamplesWord Origin adjective Archaic.
- dazed; bewildered; filled with consternation.
I laugh, I weep, I am astonied,—just all same as fifty years since.
Emily Sarah Holt
Then looked they on her, and saw her so fair that they were all astonied.
When Guillardun heard these tidings she was astonied beyond measure, and for joy and pity wept right tenderly.
Marie de France
They that are bitten of a wood hound have in their sleep dreadful sights, and are fearful, astonied, and wroth without cause.
James J. Walsh
Now when Grettir heard these words, he was astonied withal, and said, “What fiend is there in the boat with them?”
Translated by Eirikr Magnusson and William Morris
British Dictionary definitions for astonied astonied adjective
- archaic stunned; dazed
Word Origin for astonied C14: from astonyen to astonish