Thunder stricken

thunderstrike

[thuhn-der-strahyk]
verb (used with object), thunderstruck [thuhn-der-struhk] , thunderstruck or thunderstricken [thuhn-der-strik-uhn] , thunderstriking.
1.
Archaic. to strike with a thunderbolt.
2.
to astonish; dumfound.

Origin:
1605–15; probably back formation from earlier thunderstricken (adj.); see thunder, strike

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