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  • adj. awestruck

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  • adj. Struck with wonder, admiration, or surprise.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. affected by or overcome with wonder


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  • She added that she purposely included the word "wonderstruck" in the lyrics because the subject of the song had used it in one of their email exchanges.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Wearing a new shade of the same dress each day, whether lounging or lunching, gallery hopping or grocery shopping, Younakof transformed and reframed the city on an intimate scale for the neighbors and friends, clerks and workers, wonderstruck toddlers and inspired teens that saw her and stopped to chat, ask a question, or pose for a picture.

    Annie Buckley: On Seeing: Color!

  • In that instant I saw as if in freeze-frame both their faces: his was a mask of surprise and wide eyed horror; she just looked wonderstruck, like she was being washed with the colored lights of a close encounter.


  • Many readers of these volumes have remarked to me with much astonishment that they find the female characters more remarkable for decision, action and manliness than the male; and are wonderstruck by their masterful attitude and by the supreme influence they exercise upon public and private life.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Our antheap we sensed as a Hill of Allen, the Barrow for an People, one Jotnursfjaell: and it was a grummelung amung the porktroop that wonderstruck us as a thunder, yunder.

    Finnegans Wake

  • A small ring of wonderstruck children and nursemaids would gather to watch him and linger even when he and uncle Charles had sat down again and were talking athletics and politics.

    A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

  • ‘And I know the portrait of those pearls on the very shoulders of Mme de La Fayette, yes, exactly so, their portrait,’ insisted Swann in the face of the somewhat wonderstruck exclamations of the guests.

    Time Regained

  • ‘What do they prepare?’ said the lama, wonderstruck.


  • And when you think that this will be — that it cannot help being if we so wish it — then the wonderstruck heart melts with joy.


  • With an absolutely wonderstruck air he watched the marquis and his daughter depart, and they had been gone some moments before he recovered himself sufficiently to exclaim:

    The Honor of the Name


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