Origin and Etymology of astound
Middle English astoned, from past participle of astonen
First Known Use: 14th century
Definition of astound
: to fill with bewilderment or wonder
Examples of astound in a sentence
The magician will astound you with his latest tricks.
What astounds me is that they never apologized.
First Known Use of astound
Synonym Discussion of astound
ASTOUND Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of astound for English Language Learners
: to cause a feeling of great surprise or wonder in (someone)
ASTOUND Defined for Kids
Definition of astound for Students
: to fill with puzzled wonder <The magician will astound you.>
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