American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Affected with sudden astonishment or amazement.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Struck, blasted, or injured by lightning.
- Astonished; amazed; struck dumb by some surprising or terrible thing suddenly presented to the mind or view.
- adj. as if struck dumb with astonishment and surprise
- thunder + struck (Wiktionary)
“Given the book's meteorological theme, "thunderstruck" is probably the best fit.”
“As the left field screen proclaimed during the top of the 9th inning, the Rangers were "thunderstruck".”
“If the word "thunderstruck" did justice in any degree to the state of mind which we wish to describe we would gladly use it, but it does not.”
“Fallis, reached on the phone after the winning book was declared, said he was "thunderstruck" at the decision.”
“A fellow blogger reports that he was "thunderstruck" by the recent comments of another blogger who commented on the …”
“I'm kind of thunderstruck by how many times the speculation has turned up this particular avenue since the big blaze (it's mentioned in the "where's Rockford?" thread, too).”
“In THE OKLAHOMAN, Mike Baldwin writes "with 'thunderstruck' blaring over speakers inside Leadership Square, NBA players Desmond Mason and Damien Wilkins and a group of kids unveiled the Thunder logo Wednesday afternoon.”
“You totter away from each section of his work thunderstruck both at the brilliance with which he dissects the real nature of sin, and at his fierce refusal to marshal the least scrap of self-defense ( "Oh -- we were just high-spirited boys!").”
“Ready to get thunderstruck and shaken all night long?”
“I watched the Who Killed The Electric Car documentary last night and was thunderstruck by the "ad" that GM made when California made them make electric cars against their will.”
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