Astound Definition

ə-stound
astounded, astounding, astounds
verb
astounded, astounding, astounds
To bewilder with sudden surprise; astonish greatly; amaze.
Webster's New World
Antonyms:
dullbore
adjective
Amazed; astonished.
Webster's New World

Origin of Astound

  • From Middle English astouned, astoned, astuned, past participle of astounen, astonen, astunen (“to astonish”).

    From Wiktionary

  • From Middle English astoned past participle of astonen to amaze astonish

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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