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5 definitions found
 for astound
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Aston \As*ton"\, Astone \As*tone"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
     Astoned, Astond, or Astound.] [See Astonish.]
     To stun; to astonish; to stupefy. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Astound \As*tound"\, a. [OE. astouned, astound, astoned, p. p.
     of astone. See Astone.]
     Stunned; astounded; astonished. [Archaic] --Spenser.
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           Thus Ellen, dizzy and astound.
           As sudden ruin yawned around.            --Sir W.
                                                    Scott.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Astound \As*tound"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Astounded, [Obs.]
     Astound; p. pr. & vb. n. Astounding.] [See Astound, a.]
     1. To stun; to stupefy.
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              No puissant stroke his senses once astound.
                                                    --Fairfax.
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     2. To astonish; to strike with amazement; to confound with
        wonder, surprise, or fear.
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              These thoughts may startle well, but not astound
              The virtuous mind.                    --Milton.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  astound
      v 1: affect with wonder; "Your ability to speak six languages
           amazes me!" [syn: amaze, astonish, astound]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  37 Moby Thesaurus words for "astound":
     abash, amaze, appall, astonish, awe, awestrike, bedaze, bedazzle,
     bewilder, boggle, bowl down, bowl over, confound, daze, dazzle,
     discomfit, disconcert, dismay, dumbfound, dumbfounder, flabbergast,
     floor, overwhelm, paralyze, perplex, petrify, put out, shock,
     stagger, startle, strike dead, strike dumb, strike with wonder,
     stun, stupefy, surprise, take aback
  
  

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