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 (ô′strŭk′) also awe·strick·en (-strĭk′ən)
Full of awe.
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(ˈɔːˌstrʌk) or


overcome or filled with awe
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Adj.1.awestruck - having or showing a feeling of mixed reverence and respect and wonder and dreadawestruck - 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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adjective impressed, shocked, amazed, stunned, afraid, frightened, terrified, cowed, astonished, horrified, intimidated, fearful, awed, daunted, awe-inspired, dumbfounded, struck dumb, wonder-struck I was awestruck that anyone could be so beautiful.
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awe-struck [ˈɔːstrʌk] adjfrappé(e) d'admiration
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() noun
wonder and fear. The child looked in awe at the king.
to fill with awe. He was awed by his new school.
ˈawe-inspiring, ˈawesome adjective
causing awe. The waterfall was awe-inspiring; an awesome sight.
ˈawestruck adjective
filled with awe. awestruck by the mountains.
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Unobserved he rose and glided away; while, awestruck by the aspect of their commander, the seamen clustered together on the forecastle, till Ahab, troubledly pacing the deck, shouted out -- To the braces!
Awestruck at the sight of the mysteries of the earth, thus unveiled before my unworthy eye, I said to my Companion, "Behold, I am become as a God.
"THE MYSTERY!" breathed Nancy, in an awestruck voice.
In that moment it was that the great apes came and again the blacks remained awestruck witnesses to the palaver, and the battle between Korak and the young bull.
Beebe, look at that," said Freddy in awestruck tones.
"I don't know," Nibs said, awestruck, "but it looks so weary, and as it flies it moans, `Poor Wendy,'"
So I lifted it, and when I looked behind she had her head in the air and her neighbour was gazing at her awestruck. These little creatures are really not without merit.
"Helen!" cried Fraulein Mosebach in awestruck tones (she was now in her cousin's confidence)--"his mother has forgiven you!" And then, remembering that in England the new-comer ought not to call before she is called upon, she changed her tone from awe to disapproval, and opined that Mrs.
They mounted the stair in silence, and still with an occasional awestruck glance at the dead body, proceeded more thoroughly to examine the contents of the cabinet.
On 17 July, yesterday, one of the men, Olgaren, came to my cabin, and in an awestruck way confided to me that he thought there was a strange man aboard the ship.
It happened that the hotel had the reputation of being the best, the most expensive, and the most aristocratic in all the spa, and at every turn on the staircase or in the corridors we encountered fine ladies and important-looking Englishmen--more than one of whom hastened downstairs to inquire of the awestruck landlord who the newcomer was.
"I am to wait, My Lord," replied the awestruck fellow, to whom the service had been much the same had his mistress ordered him to Hell to bear a message to the Devil.