Meaning of thunderstruck

thun•der•struck

Pronunciation: (thun'dur-struk"), [key]
— adj.
  1. overcome with consternation; confounded; astounded: He was thunderstruck by the news of his promotion.
  2. struck by a thunderbolt.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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