Definition and Meanings for astonish
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Part of Speech of astonish
transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
Etymology of astonish
Meaning of astonish
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to stun; to render senseless, as by a blow.
- to strike with sudden fear, terror, or wonder; to amaze; to surprise greatly, as with something unaccountable; to confound with some sudden emotion or passion.