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 Dictionary entry overview: What does awestricken mean? 

AWESTRICKEN (adjective)
  The adjective AWESTRICKEN has 1 sense:

1. having or showing a feeling of mixed reverence and respect and wonder and dread

  Familiarity information: AWESTRICKEN used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

AWESTRICKEN (adjective)

Sense 1awestricken [BACK TO TOP]


Having or showing a feeling of mixed reverence and respect and wonder and dread


awestricken; awestruck; in awe of; awed

Context examples:

stood in awed silence before the shrine / in grim despair and awestruck wonder


overawed (overcome by a feeling of awe)

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