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thunderstricken

Definitions

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  • adj. thunderstruck

Etymologies

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From thunder +‎ stricken.

Examples

  • The republicans are looking thunderstricken aren't they.

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  • When I reflected that this marvellous electric agent, after having afforded motion, heat, and light to the Nautilus, still protected her from outward attack, and transformed her into an ark of safety which no profane hand might touch without being thunderstricken, my admiration was unbounded, and from the structure it extended to the engineer who had called it into existence.

    Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

  • At the first shock, no token, in heaven or on earth, had excited attention; but at the sudden movement, and at the aspect of destruction, an overwhelming terror seized on the general mind, insomuch, that the instinct of self-preservation was suspended, and men remained thunderstricken and immoveable.

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  • If Margaret "-- glancing at her daughter, who stood white and thunderstricken at her side --" had behaved with submission and with modesty, I should not have had to inflict what seems to be considerable pain upon you.

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  • Just at that moment Professor Pietro Baglioni looked forth from the window, and called loudly, in a tone of triumph mixed with horror, to the thunderstricken man of science, —142

    Rappaccini’s Daughter

  • "You shall never have another word in mine!" said the thunderstricken

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  • They stood in the doorway, as much astonished and thunderstricken as I was, glaring at me, so it seemed to me, with that soft, bright-brown lock of hair curling and clinging round my finger.

    The Doctor's Dilemma

  • Louis, thunderstricken, could scarcely believe his own eyes.

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  • Sonnet ( "The pallid thunderstricken sigh for gain")

    The Early Poems of Alfred Lord Tennyson

  • Just at that moment Professor Pietro Baglioni looked forth from the window, and called loudly, in a tone of triumph mixed with horror, to the thunderstricken man of science, --

    Rappaccini's Daughter

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