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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ASTOUNDMENT

Indignation was replacing her astoundment; her cheeks were tingeing with red.

Brouillard bit his lip to keep back the exclamation of astoundment that the blunt inquiry threatened to evoke.

When the mists of astoundment cleared he found himself in the street with the thick wad of bank-notes still in his pocket.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., from Middle English astouned, astoned (c.1300), past participle of astonen, astonien "to stun" (see astonish), with more of the original sense of Vulgar Latin *extonare. Related: Astounded; astounding.

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