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Meaning of STRICKEN

Pronunciation:  'strikun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  (used in combination) affected by something overwhelming; "conscience-smitten"; "awe-struck"
  2. [adj]  grievously affected especially by disease
  3. [adj]  put out of action (by illness)
 

STRICKEN is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: affected, afflicted, ill, laid low(p), sick, smitten, struck
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Strick"en\, p. p. & a. from {Strike}.
1. Struck; smitten; wounded; as, the stricken deer.

Note: [See {Strike}, n.]

2. Worn out; far gone; advanced. See {Strike}, v. t., 21.

         Abraham was old and well stricken in age. --Gen.
                                               xxiv. 1.

3. Whole; entire; -- said of the hour as marked by the
   striking of a clock. [Scot.]

         He persevered for a stricken hour in such a torrent
         of unnecessary tattle.                --Sir W.
                                               Scott.

         Speeches are spoken by the stricken hour, day after
         day, week, perhaps, after week.       --Bayne.

 

 

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