Origin of astoundfrom Middle English astouned, astoned, past participle of astonien, astonish
If you tell someone something that is totally amazing or confusing, this is an example of astound.
transitive verba·stound·ed, a·stound·ing, a·stounds
Origin of astoundFrom Middle English astoned past participle of astonen to amaze ; see astonish .
(third-person singular simple present astounds, present participle astounding, simple past and past participle astounded)
(comparative more astound, superlative most astound)
- (obsolete) Stunned; astounded; astonished.
From Middle English astouned, astoned, astuned, past participle of astounen, astonen, astunen (“to astonish”).
- Some children just naturally love to take naps; they astound family and friends with the ease in which they settle down to sleep.
- Kate Spade, a Kansas City, Missouri native, continues to astound the fashion world with her keen sense of style and unique apparel and accessory items.
- The sort of technology available today would astound the champion swimmers of 100 years ago, to say nothing of 10 years ago.
- The Polished Stainless steel case and bracelet, White Mother of Pearl dial set with 11 diamonds astound you.
- The scenery leading to the basin is gorgeous, and what you see when you arrive is sure to astound you.