masculine noun
1. (act of being startled) 
a. awe 
Se escuchó el suspiro de sobrecogimiento del público cuando el mago desapareció del escenario.The audience's sigh of awe was heard when the magician disappeared from the stage.
Vi sus miradas de sobrecogimiento cuando vieron sus casas derrumbándose.I saw their looks of fearfulness when they saw their houses collapsing.
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