struck dumb

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Definition of struck dumb

: so shocked or surprised that one cannot speak I was struck dumb by the news.

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“Struck dumb.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/struck%20dumb. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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