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moonstruck

[ moon-struhk ]
/ ˈmunˌstrʌk /
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adjective
mentally deranged, supposedly by the influence of the moon; crazed.
dreamily romantic or bemused.
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Also moon·strick·en [moon-strik-uhn]. /ˈmunˌstrɪk ən/.

Origin of moonstruck

First recorded in 1665–75; moon + struck

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British Dictionary definitions for moonstruck

moonstruck

moonstricken (ˈmuːnˌstrɪkən)

/ (ˈmuːnˌstrʌk) /

adjective
deranged or mad
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