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filled with awe.
Contemporary Examples

But when I finally stumbled on The Sopranos, I was awestruck.
Five Lessons the Faltering Music Industry Could Learn From TV Ted Gioia August 2, 2014

I had to go back and remember how awestruck I felt when I encountered it for the first time.
Susan Cain: How I Write Noah Charney May 7, 2013

At first, family members are awestruck—amazed and thankful that their loved one is still with them.
What It’s Like to Wake Up Dead Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD, Tej Azad November 20, 2014

Historical Examples

Seems so awestruck by enormity of his responsibility, not inclined to raise his voice above whisper.
Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 102, May 21, 1892 Various

I did not need the awestruck whispers round me to tell me what it was.
Things as They Are Amy Wilson-Carmichael

Millicent said, looking up with an awestruck expression to Mark.
Colonel Thorndyke’s Secret G. A. Henty

An air of awestruck expectation had replaced their usual listless apathy.
A Set of Six Joseph Conrad

Just here the guide announces in an awestruck voice ‘Blondy’s Throne.’
Cave Regions of the Ozarks and Black Hills Luella Agnes Owen

awestruck yowls from above indicated that Prue was in hot water.
In a Little Town Rupert Hughes

He was awestruck by the appalling suddenness of death and destruction.
War-time Silhouettes Stephen Hudson

overcome or filled with awe

1630s, “overwhelmed by reverential fear,” from awe (n.) + struck (see strike (v.)).


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