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awe-struck

[aw-struhk]
adjective
  1. filled with awe.
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Also awe·struck, awe-strick·en, awe·strick·en [aw-strik-uh n] /ˈɔˌstrɪk ən/.

Origin of awe-struck

First recorded in 1625–35
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples of awe-stricken

  • 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.

  • 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