Definition of astonish in English:

astonish

Syllabification: as·ton·ish
Pronunciation: /əˈstäniSH
 
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verb

[with object]

Origin

early 16th century (as astonished, in the sense 'stunned, bewildered, dismayed'): from obsolete astone 'stun, stupefy', from Old French estoner, based on Latin ex- 'out' + tonare 'to thunder'.

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