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wonder-stricken

[wuhn-der-strik-uh n]
adjective
  1. struck or affected with wonder.
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Also won·der·struck [wuhn-der-struhk] /ˈwʌn dərˌstrʌk/.

Origin of wonder-stricken

First recorded in 1590–1600
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for wonder-struck

Historical Examples

  • He lifted his hand to his brow and gazed at the shadows with a wonder-struck air.

    In the Days of Drake

    J. S. Fletcher

  • Awe-imprest, and wonder-struck, she softly opened her side curtain to look after it.

    Camilla

    Fanny Burney

  • Haamdaanee was wonder-struck at hearing the gazelle speaking.

  • All were wonder-struck when they saw the size and brightness of the diamond.

  • "I guess they're been all killed off, or eaten," he commented to the wonder-struck Graham.