astound

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Etymology[edit]

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

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astound (third-person singular simple present astounds, present participle astounding, simple past and past participle astounded)

  1. To astonish, bewilder or dazzle.

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astound (comparative more astound, superlative most astound)

  1. (obsolete) Stunned; astounded; astonished.
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