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awestruck Line breaks: awe|struck
Pronunciation: /ˈɔːstrʌk/
(also awestrickenˈɔːstrɪk(ə)n)

Definition of awestruck in English:


Filled with or revealing awe: people were awestruck by the pictures sent back to earth
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  • She was surrounded by a group of awestruck teenagers all snapping away on their camera phones.
  • The failure of civil servants was that they regarded him with awestruck reverence.
  • Even looking at the graphics doesn't instill any sense of awestruck wonder.
awed, filled with wonder, filled with awe, wonderstruck, amazed, filled with amazement, astonished, filled with astonishment, lost for words, open-mouthed;
terrified, afraid, fearful
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