Definition of awe-striking in English:

awe-striking

Pronunciation /ˈɔːˌstrʌɪkɪŋ/

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adjective

  • That renders a person awestruck; that strikes awe into someone.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Mary Shelley (1797–1851), writer. From awe + striking, after awestruck, awe-strike, and awe-stricken.