Definition of Stricken

1. Adjective. Grievously affected especially by disease.

Exact synonyms: Afflicted
Similar to: Ill, Sick



2. Adjective. (used in combination) affected by something overwhelming. "Awe-struck"
Exact synonyms: Smitten, Struck
Language type: Combining Form
Similar to: Affected

3. Adjective. Put out of action (by illness).
Exact synonyms: Laid Low
Similar to: Ill, Sick

Definition of Stricken

1. p. p. & a. Struck; smitten; wounded; as, the stricken deer.

Definition of Stricken

1. Adjective. struck by something ¹

2. Adjective. disabled or incapacitated by something ¹

3. Adjective. removed or rubbed out ¹

4. Verb. (past participle of strike) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stricken

1. strongly affected or afflicted [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stricken

striated muscle cell
striated muscle fiber
striated muscle tissue
striated muscles
striates
striatine
striating
striation
striations
striatopallidal
striatum
striatums
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striches
strick
stricken (current term)
stricken through
strickenly
strickenness
strickenthrough
strickle
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strickles
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strict
strict-sense stationary
strict implication

Literary usage of Stricken

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1919)
"... unless precluded by some providential cause from such prosecution, it shall be stricken from the docket, and the judgment below shall stand affirmed. ..."

2. Journal by Indiana General Assembly. Senate, Indiana, General Assembly (1915)
"47, page 33, be stricken out. That the word "board" in line 14 and the word "of" in line 15 ... 59, page 46, and the remainder of the sentence stricken out. ..."

3. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1907)
"stricken out by the circuit court as immaterial, the writ of habeas corpus was ... and as that answer was stricken out by the court below as immaterial, ..."

4. The Odyssey of Homer by Homer, Andrew Lang, Samuel Henry Butcher (1900)
"Thence we sailed onward stricken at heart, yet glad as men saved from death, albeit we had lost our dear companions. ..."

5. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy (1904)
"... intriguing schemer, who was panic- stricken at the name of Napoleon, and guilty through his blunders at Krasnoe and Berezina of robbing the Russian army ..."

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