Examples of awestruck in a Sentence
Awestruck admiration showed on her face.
They were awestruck by the sheer size of the project.
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And even at 6-foot-2 and 235 pounds, Hollifield is still awestruck by the 6-foot-5 Carolina quarterback.
Otherwise, the Warriors superstar mostly witnessed the celebration in pretty demure fashion — seemingly awestruck by the parade and the fans.
To convince Commander Waterford, Offred has to force a big smile and play his awestruck ingénue.
Players spoke in reverential tones about Peterson's athleticism and were downright awestruck by his work ethic and drive.
Love the idea of seeing a realistic seeming T. rex or stegosaurus at full 40-plus-foot length — incidentally, the same length as the bona fide T. rex skeleton known as Sue inside the Field — and you’ll be awestruck.
Rocky IV was released around Thanksgiving 1985, and the kid from small-town Kutztown was awestruck from the opening scene.
Several days later, Liutkus-Pierce saw Brett’s photographs and was awestruck by the quality of preservation.
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First Known Use of awestruck
Synonymsamazed, astonished, astounded, thunderstruck (also awestricken), bowled over, dumbfounded (also dumfounded), dumbstruck, flabbergasted, shocked, stunned, stupefied
Related Wordsblindsided, startled, surprised (also surprized); aghast, appalled, dismayed, horrified; bewildered, confused, dazed, overwhelmed; agape, awed, awesome, openmouthed, wide-eyed, widemouthed
Near Antonymsblasé (also blase), casual, nonchalant, unruffled
AWESTRUCK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of awestruck for English Language Learners
: filled with feelings of fear and wonder : filled with awe
AWESTRUCK Defined for Kids
Definition of awestruck for Students
- Her first visit to the big city left her awestruck.
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