adjective \ə-ˈstand\

Definition of ASTOUND

:  overwhelmed with astonishment or amazement :  astounded

Origin of ASTOUND

Middle English astoned, from past participle of astonen
First Known Use: 14th century



: to cause a feeling of great surprise or wonder in (someone)

Full Definition of ASTOUND

transitive verb
:  to fill with bewilderment or wonder

Examples of ASTOUND

  1. The magician will astound you with his latest tricks.
  2. What astounds me is that they never apologized.

First Known Use of ASTOUND



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