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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. 2018.
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  • He lifted his hand to his brow and gazed at the shadows with a wonder-struck air.

    In the Days of Drake J. S. Fletcher
  • Awe-imprest, and wonder-struck, she softly opened her side curtain to look after it.

    Camilla Fanny Burney
  • Haamdaanee was wonder-struck at hearing the gazelle speaking.

  • All were wonder-struck when they saw the size and brightness of the diamond.

  • "I guess they're been all killed off, or eaten," he commented to the wonder-struck Graham.

  • "Let us go to his atelier," said the wonder-struck young man.

    The Hidden Masterpiece Honore de Balzac
  • But so wonder-struck were they that his greeting hardly met with a return.

    Twice Told Tales Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • He was looking at me wonder-struck, and, perhaps, with something like compunction in his face as I met his gaze.

    Miriam Monfort Catherine A. Warfield
  • The triumph was still so close behind him that he was constantly realizing it afresh, and saying, wonder-struck: "I've done it."

    The Roll-Call Arnold Bennett
  • He recognized Wistik instantly, by his great, wonder-struck eyes under the uplifted brows.

    The Quest Frederik van Eeden

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