very surprised synonym amazed The helicopter landed before our astonished eyes. astonished at/by something/somebody My parents looked astonished at my news. She was quite astonished at his rudeness. astonished (that)… She seemed astonished (that) I had never been to Paris. astonished to find/hear/learn/see… He was astonished to learn he'd won the competition. See related entries: SurpriseExtra examples She was quite astonished at his rudeness. He was astonished to learn (that) he’d won the competition.