Awe-stricken

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Awe-stricken Awe-struck.
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Usage

In literature:

It was wide-eyed with an almost awe-stricken wonder and adoration.
"Americans All" by Various
They both stood in the doorway, fascinated and awe-stricken.
"The Dude Wrangler" by Caroline Lockhart
I have seen Frohman in most of the critical moments of his life, but I never saw him utterly awe-stricken till then.
"Charles Frohman: Manager and Man" by Isaac Frederick Marcosson and Daniel Frohman
I never saw a man look so thoroughly stricken with awe.
"A Stable for Nightmares" by J. Sheridan Le Fanu
Bud, in an awe-stricken voice, as he came to a stop and pointed ahead.
"The Boy Ranchers in Camp" by Willard F. Baker
Paul recognised, and was awe-stricken, that this white-haired ascetic man wielded a power almost as great as his own.
"The Orchard of Tears" by Sax Rohmer
Harriet led the way, about a dozen people following, all awe-stricken and silent.
"The Beth Book" by Sarah Grand
In frightened, awe-stricken whispers the word was spread ... the spirit of John Moore Mallory had come back to the city once again.
"Empire" by Clifford Donald Simak
On her way to the attic stairs, she stood a minute before the window, awe-stricken.
"Rose O'Paradise" by Grace Miller White
It made her still and awe-stricken, almost glad.
"The Rainbow" by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
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In poetry:

Their musical note o'er the surface convey'd,
Is the murmuring breath of a soft sighing maid.
But the anger of heaven when marshall'd to bear,
With thunder they rush thro' the awe-stricken air.
"The Ocean's God" by William Crafts

In news:

The one awe-stricken comment I heard Friday, before, during and after the Lady Antebellum concert, was a variation on the same theme: This.
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