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As*tound" (#), a. [OE. astouned, astound, astoned, p. p. of astone. See Astone.]

Stunned; astounded; astonished.



Thus Ellen, dizzy and astound. As sudden ruin yawned around. Sir W. Scott.


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As*tound", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Astounded, [Obs.] Astound; p. pr. & vb. n. Astounding.] [See Astound, a.]


To stun; to stupefy.

No puissant stroke his senses once astound. Fairfax.


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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