dumbstruck

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adjective dumb·struck \ˈdəm-ˌstrək\

Definition of dumbstruck

  1. :  made silent by astonishment

Examples of dumbstruck in a sentence

  1. The people in the courtroom were dumbstruck by his confession.

  2. the dumbstruck ecotourists gaped in silence as the enormous whale breached near their vessel

1765

First Known Use of dumbstruck

1765


DUMBSTRUCK Defined for English Language Learners

dumbstruck

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adjective dumb·struck \ˈdəm-ˌstrək\

Definition of dumbstruck for English Language Learners

  • : so shocked or surprised that you cannot speak



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