astonied [uh-ston-eed] ExamplesWord Origin adjective Archaic.

  1. dazed; bewildered; filled with consternation.

Origin of astonied 1300–50; Middle English, past participle of astonyen to astonish; see -ed2 Examples from the Web for astonied Historical Examples of astonied

  • I laugh, I weep, I am astonied,—just all same as fifty years since.

    Clare Avery

    Emily Sarah Holt

  • Then looked they on her, and saw her so fair that they were all astonied.

    Aucassin and Nicolete

    Andrew Lang

  • When Guillardun heard these tidings she was astonied beyond measure, and for joy and pity wept right tenderly.

    French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France

    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.

    Old-Time Makers of Medicine

    James J. Walsh

  • Now when Grettir heard these words, he was astonied withal, and said, “What fiend is there in the boat with them?”

    The Story of Grettir The Strong

    Translated by Eirikr Magnusson and William Morris

  • British Dictionary definitions for astonied astonied adjective

    1. archaic stunned; dazed

    Word Origin for astonied C14: from astonyen to astonish

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