dumb-struck

dumbstruck

[duhm-struhk]
adjective
temporarily deprived of the power of speech, as by surprise or confusion; dumbfounded.
Also, dumbstricken [duhm-strik-uhn] .


Origin:
1885–90; dumb + struck

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dumbstruck or dumbstricken (ˈdʌmˌstrʌk, ˈdʌmˌstrɪkən)
 
adj
temporarily deprived of speech through shock or surprise
 
dumbstricken or dumbstricken
 
adj

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