Definition of Smitten

1. Adjective. (used in combination) affected by something overwhelming. "Awe-struck"

Exact synonyms: Stricken, Struck
Language type: Combining Form
Similar to: Affected



2. Adjective. Marked by foolish or unreasoning fondness. "He was infatuated with her"
Exact synonyms: Enamored, In Love, Infatuated, Potty, Soft On, Taken With
Similar to: Loving
Derivative terms: Enamoredness

Definition of Smitten

1. Adjective. Made irrationally enthusiastic. ¹

2. Adjective. In love. ¹

3. Verb. (past participle of smite) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Smitten

1. smite [v] - See also: smite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Smitten

smithery
smitheth
smithied
smithies
smithing
smithite
smiths
smithsonite
smithsonites
smithwork
smithy
smithying
smiting
smits
smitted
smitten (current term)
smitting
smittle
smock
smock-faced
smock frock
smock frocks
smocked
smocking
smockings
smockless
smocklike
smocks
smog
smog check

Literary usage of Smitten

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1. The Englishman's Hebrew and Chaldee Concordance of the Old Testament by George V. Wigram (1866)
"42. that y« be not smitten 42. lest ye be smitten before ... Israel tras smitten before 10. and Israel was smitten, ..."

2. Le Morte Darthur: Sir Thomas Malory's Book of King Arthur and of His Noble by Thomas Malory, William Caxton (1903)
"CHAPTER LXIX How Sir Tristram was unhorsed and smitten down by Sir Launcelot, and after that Sir Tristram smote down King Arthur. ..."

3. English Grammar: Including the Principles of Grammatical Analysis by Charles Peter Mason (1878)
"[You] have been smitten Present Perfect of continued action. ... [We] should be smitten When not preceded by Conjunctions. Singular. Plural. 2. ..."

4. The Novels of Jane Austen by Jane Austen, Reginald Brimley Johnson (1892)
"Poor Brandon ! he is quite smitten already, and he is very well worth setting your cap at, I can tell you, in spite of all this tumbling about and spraining ..."

5. Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testament by John Brown (1818)
"9 IT When Toi king of Hamath heard that David had smitten all the host of Ha- dade/er, 10 Then Toi sent Joram his son unto king David, to salute him, ..."

6. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"smitten whilst ravaging a fold, to whom His own might is destruction ; thus sprang'st thou, 910 Patroclus, ..."

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