Definition of dumbstruck
: made silent by astonishment
Examples of dumbstruck in a Sentence
The people in the courtroom were dumbstruck by his confession.
the dumbstruck ecotourists gaped in silence as the enormous whale breached near their vessel
First Known Use of dumbstruck
DUMBSTRUCK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of dumbstruck for English Language Learners
: so shocked or surprised that you cannot speak
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