Definition of dumbstruck in English:

dumbstruck

adjective

  • So shocked or surprised as to be unable to speak.

    ‘he was dumbstruck with terror’
    • ‘For instance, even a passing train would leave the audience dumbstruck.’
    • ‘By all accounts he took charge when the towers fell, and he displayed leadership when others were dumbstruck.’
    • ‘I sat there, dumbstruck, wondering who could laugh at this, let alone applaud.’
    • ‘I'm still dumbstruck by how people think celebrities have anything important to say about anything except the pressures of being famous.’
    • ‘When I read about London and Britain's transport system of 80 to 100 years ago I'm dumbstruck.’
    • ‘He had the same dumbstruck look on his face for most of the movie, occasionally substituting the look of awe for a goofy grin.’
    • ‘Even Michael just watched, dumbstruck, until she reached the floor.’
    • ‘I was totally dumbstruck at what they were asking us in the exam.’
    • ‘I was dumbstruck and made my informant go over it twice more, both to make sure that I had got it right and to detect any special meanings hidden in any of the terms in question.’
    • ‘The head of the creature was over two feet taller than Maria, but still it seemed that this beast was dumbstruck with terror.’
    • ‘While the woman tied up the rowboat with an expertly woven hemp rope, the man could only stare ahead, dumbstruck.’
    • ‘He looked dumbstruck, his bottom jaw practically on the floor, his eyes huge in his head.’
    • ‘I immediately caught it with both hands and just stared at him, too dumbstruck to speak.’
    • ‘It has left me dumbstruck to the criticism this film has received.’
    • ‘Then she left and fifteen dumbstruck three and four year-olds won't ever be the same again.’
    • ‘The door opened and he watched dumbstruck as the girl got in with a smile on her face.’
    • ‘The fencer sat on the floor, dumbstruck, and now twirling with all kinds of emotions.’
    • ‘I'm no engineer but even I could appreciate with dumbstruck awe just how much work has gone into the redevelopment.’
    • ‘Trent faced the girl who'd spoken to him and was completely dumbstruck.’
    • ‘She was not sure what to think, and I was so dumbstruck my mouth opened and closed for a while beside the phone without a sound.’
    amazed, filled with astonishment, filled with amazement, astounded, staggered, surprised, startled, stunned, thunderstruck, aghast, taken aback, confounded, dumbfounded, stupefied, dazed, nonplussed, open-mouthed, agape, lost for words, wide-eyed, awed, filled with awe, filled with wonder, awestruck, wonderstruck
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Pronunciation

dumbstruck

/ˈdəmˌstrək//ˈdəmˌstrək/