thunderstrike

[ thuhn-der-strahyk ]
/ ˈθʌn dərˌstraɪk /

verb (used with object), thun·der·struck [thuhn-der-struhk], /ˈθʌn dərˌstrʌk/, thun·der·struck or thun·der·strick·en [thuhn-der-strik-uhn], /ˈθʌn dərˌstrɪk ən/, thun·der·strik·ing.

Archaic. to strike with a thunderbolt.
to astonish; dumfound.

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Origin of thunderstrike

1605–15; probably back formation from earlier thunderstricken (adj.); see thunder, strike
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