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[wuhn-der-strik-uh n] /ˈwʌn dərˌstrɪk ən/
struck or affected with wonder.
Also, wonderstruck
[wuhn-der-struhk] /ˈwʌn dərˌstrʌk/ (Show IPA)
Origin of wonder-stricken
First recorded in 1590-1600 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • But to return to the wonder-stricken people who lined the shore.

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

    McTeague Frank Norris
  • Christopher followed at a little distance, wonder-stricken still, and half disposed to return to the charge again.

    Cruel Barbara Allen David Christie Murray
  • There was no awkwardness or shyness in his speech now; only wonder-stricken joy.

    The Unspeakable Perk Samuel Hopkins Adams
  • At sight of the fool he paused to take stock of him, what time the fool returned the compliment with wonder-stricken interest.

    Love-at-Arms Raphael Sabatini
  • I can testify, with a full and often wonder-stricken awe, that I believe God answers prayer.

  • He was wonder-stricken at the sight, and felt an instinctive sympathy for the fugitive.

    The Mascot of Sweet Briar Gulch Henry Wallace Phillips
  • She turned her wonder-stricken face towards him, and repeated ‘Cruel!’

    The Cricket on the Hearth Charles Dickens
  • The wonder-stricken Squire now had to listen to Nora's plan.

    Light O' The Morning L. T. Meade
  • She turned her wonder-stricken face towards him still; but drew back, and clung closer to her friend.

    The Cricket on the Hearth Charles Dickens

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