filled with awe.
Historical Examples

At every station silent, awe-stricken crowds were gathered to question of the state of the beloved sufferer.
T. De Witt Talmage T. De Witt Talmage

She stood among them, amazed, awe-stricken, but not like one affrighted or dismayed.
Curious, if True Elizabeth Gaskell

Some of them were still chattering, staring overhead with awe-stricken eyes.
One Purple Hope! Henry Hasse

Harriet led the way, about a dozen people following, all awe-stricken and silent.
The Beth Book Sarah Grand

I reported the calamity at breakfast table in an awe-stricken whisper to Milly, who turned a trifle pale.
Witch Winnie’s Mystery, or The Old Oak Cabinet Elizabeth W. Champney

Then she whispered in an awe-stricken voice, “Does my mother know?”
The Ladies Lindores, Vol. 1(of 3) Margaret Oliphant

A dead silence fell on the awe-stricken crowd, whose gaze was concentrated now on the one figure.
Dusty Diamonds Cut and Polished R.M. Ballantyne

Joe, she said, in an awe-stricken voice, did Father whip you?
A Tale of the Tow-Path Homer Greene

To shirk this matter thus is craven, doubtless; but I am awe-stricken and tremble, for truly, “the rage of the sheep is terrible!”
The Gentle Art of Making Enemies James McNeill Whistler

They stared at its passage, awe-stricken and perplexed beyond their power of words.
The War in the Air Herbert George Wells


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