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awe-struck

[aw-struhk] /ˈɔˌstrʌk/
adjective
1.
filled with awe.
Also, awestruck, awe-stricken, awestricken
[aw-strik-uh n] /ˈɔˌstrɪk ən/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of awe-struck
1625-1635
First recorded in 1625-35
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  • She marched to the door and there, turning, looked at him in awe-stricken amazement.

    Galusha the Magnificent Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Primmie was staring at him in what seemed to be awe-stricken admiration.

    Galusha the Magnificent Joseph C. Lincoln
  • The last was almost a cry, and the silence that followed had an awe-stricken pulse.

    The Trimming of Goosie James Hopper
  • She stood among them, amazed, awe-stricken, but not like one affrighted or dismayed.

    Curious, if True Elizabeth Gaskell
  • They both stood in the doorway, fascinated and awe-stricken.

    The Dude Wrangler

    Caroline Lockhart
  • It was evident from their countenances that the soldiers were awe-stricken.

    The Fugitives R.M. Ballantyne
  • “We can find our way back,” he whispered, in an awe-stricken voice.

    Crown and Sceptre George Manville Fenn
  • The sailors looked on in awe-stricken silence for some time.

    Blown to Bits R.M. Ballantyne
  • The people looked on awe-stricken, and in silence, while the madman fought.

    The Island Queen R.M. Ballantyne
  • When he rose to speak, there was strained and awe-stricken attention.

    Fifteen Chapters of Autobiography George William Erskine Russell

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