awestruck

adjective awe·struck \ -ˌstrək \
variants: or less commonly awestricken play \-ˌstri-kən\
|Updated on: 9 Aug 2018

Definition of awestruck

: filled with awe

Examples of awestruck in a Sentence

  1. Awestruck admiration showed on her face.

  2. They were awestruck by the sheer size of the project.

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AWESTRUCK Defined for English Language Learners

awestruck

Definition of awestruck for English Language Learners

  • : filled with feelings of fear and wonder : filled with awe


AWESTRUCK Defined for Kids

awestruck

adjective awe·struck \ ˈȯ-ˌstrək \

Definition of awestruck for Students

: filled with awe
  • Her first visit to the big city left her awestruck.


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