What does the word thunderstruck mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Amazed.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Thundery.

Usage examples for thunderstruck

  1. " The little town was thunderstruck, it was a bolt from the blue with a vengeance! – Stories and Pictures by Isaac Loeb Peretz
  2. Mr Clearemout was so thunderstruck- having construed the unsophisticated girl's candour and simplicity of manner into direct encouragement- that he could make no reply, but, with a profound bow, retired hastily from her presence, went to his lodgings, and sat down with his elbows on the table, and his face buried in his large hands, the fingers of which appeared to be crushing in his forehead, as if to stifle the thoughts that burned there. – Deep Down, a Tale of the Cornish Mines by R.M. Ballantyne
  3. Thunderstruck like them, and at their wits' end, the most faithful of their servants and partisans waited for some sign authorizing them to protest against the unparalleled surprise to which France had been subjected. – The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 17 by Charles Francis Horne