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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

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 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

Peace was declared, but not all of us were drunk with joy or stricken blind.
George Grosz

A sculptor wields The chisel, and the stricken marble grows To beauty.
William C. Bryant

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

stricken in Swedish is slagen, drabbad
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