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awestruck

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

Origin of awestruck

First recorded in 1625–35

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British Dictionary definitions for awestruck

awestruck

awe-stricken

/ (ˈɔːˌstrʌk) /

adjective
overcome or filled with awe
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