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abackPart of speech: Adverb Usage examples "aback":
- For an instant I was taken aback- but only for an instant. - "The Brightener", C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson.
- Gabriel was somewhat taken aback. - "Dreamers of the Ghetto", I. Zangwill.
- Somewhat taken aback, Miss Payne temporised with, " He wouldn't find them in this country." - "The Child Under Eight", E.R. Murray and Henrietta Brown Smith.