Predicate: dumbfound

Roleset id: dumbfound.01 , make speechless with shock, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

dumbfound.01: DUMBFOUND-V NOTES: Frame by Claire (from dumbfound.01-v)


dumbfound (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: cause of shock (vnrole: 31.1-stimulus)
        Arg1-PPT: shocked (vnrole: 31.1-experiencer)
        Arg2-MNR: Manner or Instrument if separate from arg 0

Example: Passive

        Mary-1 was dumbfounded *-1 by the beauty of the ballet.

        Rel: dumbfounded
        Arg1: *-1
        Arg0: by the beauty of the ballet

Example: All Arguments

        The dancers dumbfounded Mary with the beauty of their movements.

        Arg0: The dancers
        Rel: dumbfounded
        Arg1: Mary
        Arg2: with the beauty of their movements