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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

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

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

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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