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”).
- 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 scenery leading to the basin is gorgeous, and what you see when you arrive is sure to astound you.
- It might astound you to realize the number of places you can find Star Trek full episodes online.
- 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.