thunderstrike

verb
thun·der·strike | \ˈthən-dər-ˌstrīk \
thunderstruck\ˈthən-dər-ˌstrək \; thunderstruck also thunderstricken\ˈthən-dər-ˌstri-kən \; thunderstriking\ˈthən-dər-ˌstrī-kiŋ \

Definition of thunderstrike 

transitive verb

1 : to strike dumb : astonish was thunderstruck at the news

2 archaic : to strike by or as if by lightning

Examples of thunderstrike in a Sentence

everyone was thunderstruck when she quit her job without warning

First Known Use of thunderstrike

circa 1586, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of thunderstrike was circa 1586

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