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

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

In the beds which the piety of the public has prepared on every side, stricken men await the verdict of fate.
Georges Duhamel

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?
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Stricken Translations

stricken in Swedish is slagen, drabbad
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