Definition of thunderstruck in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈTHəndərˌstrək/


Extremely surprised or shocked: they were thunderstruck by this revelation
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  • I stood there in shock, thunderstruck, trying to remember what I was supposed to do.
  • The owner, standing a few metres away, was looking utterly thunderstruck and was had dropped her keys and bag in shock.
  • I stood there for a moment rather thunderstruck and asked, ‘Do you mean to tell me you've never seen a rotary dial telephone?’
astonished, amazed, astounded, staggered, surprised, startled, stunned, shocked, aghast, taken aback, dumbfounded, floored, blown away, dumbstruck, stupefied, dazed, speechless
informal flabbergasted

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Syllabification: thun·der·struck

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