awestricken

awestricken
adj. (also awestruck) struck or afflicted with awe.

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adjective
having or showing a feeling of mixed reverence and respect and wonder and dread
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stood in awed silence before the shrine

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in grim despair and awestruck wonder

Syn: ↑awed, ↑awestruck
Ant: ↑unawed (for: ↑awed)
Similar to: ↑overawed

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\\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷\ adjective

in grim despair and awestricken wonder — O.E.Rölvaag


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