moonstruck

moonstruck

[moon-struhk]
adjective
1.
mentally deranged, supposedly by the influence of the moon; crazed.
2.
dreamily romantic or bemused.
Also, moonstricken [moon-strik-uhn] .


Origin:
1665–75; moon + struck

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moonstruck or moonstricken (ˈmuːnˌstrʌk, ˈmuːnˌstrɪkən)
 
adj
deranged or mad
 
moonstricken or moonstricken
 
adj

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moonstruck
1670s, from moon (n.) + + struck (see strike (v.)). For sense, cf. moon (v.).
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