awestruck

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awe +‎ struck

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awestruck (comparative more awestruck, superlative most awestruck)

  1. Filled or overcome with awe or wonder.
    • 2018 June 16, Fiona Sturges, “Cattleprods! Severed tongues! Torture porn! Why I've stopped watching the Handmaid's Tale”, in The Guardian[1]:
      Like so many others, I was awestruck by the first season, which captured a moment in time and successfully funnelled its rage outwards at a world in which women are indeed silenced, controlled and killed by men.

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