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Definition of Shaken


  1. of Shake
  2. Caused to shake; agitated; as, a shaken bough.
  3. Cracked or checked; split. See Shake, n., 2.
  4. Impaired, as by a shock.

Shaken Quotations

There are moments in life, when the heart is so full of emotion That if by chance it be shaken, or into its depths like a pebble Drops some careless word, it overflows, and its secret, Spilt on the ground like water, can never be gathered together.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The lofty pine is oftenest shaken by the winds; High towers fall with a heavier crash; And the lightning strikes the highest mountain.

Without craftsmanship, inspiration is a mere reed shaken in the wind.
Johannes Brahms

Self-pity comes so naturally to all of us. The most solid happiness can be shaken by the compassion of a fool.
Andre Maurois

Gratitude is a burden, and every burden is made to be shaken off.
Denis Diderot
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