awestricken


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awe·struck

 (ô′strŭk′) also awe·strick·en (-strĭk′ən)
adj.
Full of awe.
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Adj.1.awestricken - having or showing a feeling of mixed reverence and respect and wonder and dreadawestricken - having or showing a feeling of mixed reverence and respect and wonder and dread; "stood in awed silence before the shrine"; "in grim despair and awestruck wonder"
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The Spanish legend has had everyone awestricken with his affable off-field personality and his astonishing footballing skills as Al Sadd's captain.
Coates in a strained awestricken voice, gazing straight up, and her baby, lying stiff and white in her arms, gazed straight up.
Coming from all six districts, 372 students have been involved in capturing and documenting various aspects that contribute to the fierce yet awestricken beauty of this city through two cycles of intensive workshops, sessions and photowalks.
Moreover, the examination staff also refused to take the exam as correct paper was not given to them whereas the students were awestricken as they were forced to go home without appearing for the paper.
Maybe it's added consolation that today's visitor to Milford Sound is simply awestricken by the experience of crossing Sutherland Mountain in a fixed-wing, eight-seater plane, its wings seeming to clip the snow-covered promontory.