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  • adj. Amazed; surprised.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of astonish.

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  • adj. filled with the emotional impact of overwhelming surprise or shock


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  • Ooh, that's interesting. I like the etymology, mstuckings! Always liked the word thunderstruck, too.

    February 20, 2007

  • From the Latin word 'tonat' meaning 'there is thunder', hence, 'thunderstruck'.

    February 20, 2007