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Definition of Stricken


  1. Struck; smitten; wounded; as, the stricken deer.
  2. Worn out; far gone; advanced. See Strike, v. t., 21.
  3. Whole; entire; -- said of the hour as marked by the striking of a clock.
  4. of Strike

Stricken Quotations

One should really use the camera as though tomorrow you'd be stricken blind.
Dorothea Lange

A stricken tree, a living thing, so beautiful, so dignified, so admirable in its potential longevity, is, next to man, perhaps the most touching of wounded objects.
Edna Ferber

Do you suppose there is any living man so unreasonable that if he found himself stricken with a dangerous ailment he would not anxiously desire to regain the blessing of health?

I don't know what was in his mind, but I do know Ford was stricken by what he had done, by hitting me.
Henry Fonda

I believe it should be possible for someone stricken with a serious and ultimately fatal illness to choose to die peacefully with medical help, rather than suffer.
Terry Pratchett
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Stricken Translations

stricken in Swedish is slagen, drabbad
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