awe-struck

[aw-struhk]
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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
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Historical Examples of awe-struck

  • Then I marvel not,' said Eleanor, in a low, awe-struck voice.

    Two Penniless Princesses

    Charlotte M. Yonge

  • We are awe-struck at their power, and magnify the mystery of their existence.

    By the Christmas Fire

    Samuel McChord Crothers

  • But were you not frightened,—awe-struck in this dark and horrible place, alone?

    A Jolly Fellowship

    Frank R. Stockton

  • Yes,” answered Henderson in an awe-struck voice, “Daubeny is dead.

    St. Winifred's

    Frederic W. Farrar

  • "That was it," said Lestrade, in an awe-struck voice; and we were all silent for a while.

    A Study In Scarlet

    Arthur Conan Doyle