1. [syn: dumbfounded, dumfounded, flabbergasted, stupefied, thunderstruck, dumbstruck, dumbstricken]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Thunderstrike \Thun"der*strike`\, v. t. [imp. Thunderstruck;
p. p. Thunderstruck, -strucken; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To strike, blast, or injure by, or as by, lightning. [R.]
--Sir P. Sidney.
2. To astonish, or strike dumb, as with something terrible;
-- rarely used except in the past participle.
drove before him, thunderstruck. --Milton.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: as if struck dumb with astonishment and surprise; "a
circle of policement stood dumbfounded by her denial of
having seen the accident"; "the flabbergasted aldermen
were speechless"; "was thunderstruck by the news of his
promotion" [syn: dumbfounded, dumfounded,
flabbergasted, stupefied, thunderstruck,
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
58 Moby Thesaurus words for "thunderstruck":
agape, aghast, agog, all agog, amazed, astonished, astounded,
at gaze, awed, awestruck, beguiled, bewildered, bewitched,
breathless, captivated, confounded, dazed, dismayed, dumbfounded,
dumbstruck, enchanted, enraptured, enravished, enthralled,
entranced, fascinated, flabbergasted, floored, gaping, gauping,
gazing, hypnotized, in awe, in awe of, lost in wonder, marveling,
mesmerized, nonplussed, numb, open-eyed, openmouthed, overwhelmed,
popeyed, puzzled, rapt in wonder, shocked, speechless, spellbound,
staggered, staring, stunned, stupefied, surprised, taken aback,
under a charm, wide-eyed, wonder-struck, wondering