Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 10/28/16 Thunderstruck

Thunderstruck (adjective)
thunderstruck [thuhn-der-struhk]


adjective
1. overcome with consternation; confounded; astounded: He was thunderstruck by the news of his promotion.
2. Archaic. struck by a thunderbolt.

Also, thunderstricken [thuhn-der-strik-uh n]

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1. dumbfounded, flabbergasted, overcome.

Origin: 1605-15; thunder + struck

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