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AWESTRICKEN

 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.


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AWESTRICKEN (adjective)


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Meaning:

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

Synonyms:

awestricken; awestruck; in awe of; awed

Context examples:

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

Similar:

overawed (overcome by a feeling of awe)


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