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wonder-stricken

[wuhn-der-strik-uh n]
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  1. struck or affected with wonder.
Also won·der·struck [wuhn-der-struhk] /ˈwʌn dərˌstrʌk/.

Origin of wonder-stricken

First recorded in 1590–1600
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Examples from the Web for wonder-stricken

Historical Examples

  • The wonder-stricken Squire now had to listen to Nora's plan.

    Light O' The Morning

    L. T. Meade

  • But to return to the wonder-stricken people who lined the shore.

  • Round about it was so empty, silent, and remote that he was wonder-stricken.

    Hania

    Henryk Sienkiewicz

  • The dentist stepped back a pace and stared up at her wonder-stricken.

    McTeague

    Frank Norris

  • There was no awkwardness or shyness in his speech now; only wonder-stricken joy.

    The Unspeakable Perk

    Samuel Hopkins Adams