Part of speech:
The feeling that something unexpected has happened.
(Archaic) To come together violently; collide
The definition of astound is to shock, surprise or amaze.
To impress strongly by what is unexpected or unusual
Anything that astonishes
The process by which organic materials are turned into rock. Petrifaction occurs when water that is rich with inorganic minerals, such as calcium carbonate or silica, passes slowly through organic matter, such as wood or bone, replacing its cellular structure with minerals.
To arouse fear in; terrify:
The definition of amaze means to shock or surprise someone.
To cause to be overcome with astonishment; astound.
(Intransitive) To become stone, or of a stony hardness, as organic matter by calcareous deposits.
To hesitate as if in fear or doubt.
To confound is defined as to confuse someone, defeat an enemy or foil a plan.
To dazzle, as with strong light.
To strike down or lay level with the floor; to knock down.
Overwhelm is defined as to completely overcome or take over.
Startle is defined as to scare or surprise someone or to be scared or surprised.
To consider likely or certain:
To make (a passage) by laborious effort, as in boring; to force a narrow and difficult passage through.
To make or become calm or quiet:
To inspire awe in; fill with awe
Find another word for astonish. In this page you can discover 32 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for astonish, like: astonishing, surprise, shock, astound, See syn. study at, amazement, astonishment, petrifaction, petrification, affright and amaze.