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Definition of Aback

in amazement; shocked

Examples of Aback in a sentence

I was taken aback by the server’s rude comment about my hair.

While Amy enjoyed the film as a whole, as a minister she couldn’t help but be taken aback by the strong use of profanity in the dialogue.

Ken believed he had a great marriage so he was definitely taken aback when he received divorce papers.

At seventy years of age, Wanda was taken aback when her doctor told her she was pregnant.

Although I had been exercising daily and eating correctly, I was still taken aback by the low number on the scale.

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