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STRICKEN

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does stricken mean? 

STRICKEN (adjective)
  The adjective STRICKEN has 3 senses:

1. grievously affected especially by disease
2. (used in combination) affected by something overwhelming
3. put out of action (by illness)

  Familiarity information: STRICKEN used as an adjective is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


STRICKEN (adjective)


Sense 1stricken [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Grievously affected especially by disease

Synonyms:

afflicted; stricken

Similar:

ill; sick (affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function)


Sense 2stricken [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(used in combination) affected by something overwhelming

Synonyms:

smitten; struck; stricken

Context examples:

conscience-smitten / awe-struck

Similar:

affected (acted upon; influenced)

Domain usage:

combining form (a bound form used only in compounds)


Sense 3stricken [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Put out of action (by illness)

Synonyms:

laid low; stricken

Similar:

ill; sick (affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function)


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