Astound

Definition of Astound

As`tound´
a.1.Stunned; astounded; astonished.
Thus Ellen, dizzy and astound.
As sudden ruin yawned around.
- Sir W. Scott.
v. t.1.To stun; to stupefy.
[imp. & p. p. Astounded, [Obs.] Astound; p. pr. & vb. n. Astounding.]
No puissant stroke his senses once astound.
- Fairfax.
2.To astonish; to strike with amazement; to confound with wonder, surprise, or fear.
These thoughts may startle well, but not astound
The virtuous mind.
- Milton.

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