thunder struck

thunderstruck

[thuhn-der-struhk]
Also, thunderstricken [thuhn-der-strik-uhn] .


Origin:
1605–15; thunder + struck


1. dumbfounded, flabbergasted, overcome.
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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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thunderstruck or thunderstricken (ˈθʌndəˌstrʌk, ˈθʌndəˌstrɪkən)
 
adj
1.  completely taken aback; amazed or shocked
2.  rare struck by lightning
 
thunderstricken or thunderstricken
 
adj

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