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From Middle English astouned, astoned, astuned, past participle of astounen, astonen, astunen (“to astonish”).
astound (third-person singular simple present astounds, present participle astounding, simple past and past participle astounded)
- To astonish, bewilder or dazzle.
to astonish, bewilder or dazzle
astound (comparative more astound, superlative most astound)
- (obsolete) Stunned; astounded; astonished.
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