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Princeton's WordNet

  1. smitten, stricken, struckadjective

    (used in combination) affected by something overwhelming

    "conscience-smitten"; "awe-struck"


  1. struckverb


  2. struckverb


Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Struckthe old preterite and participle passive of strike

    This message bear: the Trojans and their chief
    Bring holy peace, and beg the king’s relief;
    Struck with so great a name, and all on fire,
    The youth replies; whatever you require. Dryden.

    In a regular plantation, I can place myself in its several centers, so as to view all the walks struck from them. Spectator.

    High on his car Sesostris struck my view,
    Whom scepter’d slaves in golden harness drew. Alexander Pope.

    Some to conceit alone their taste confine,
    And glitt’ring thoughts struck out at ev’ry line. Alexander Pope.


  1. Struck

    Struck is a surname.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Struck

    of Strike

  2. Struck

    of Strike

  3. Struck

    imp. & p. p. of Strike


  1. Struck

    Struck is a 2007 short romantic film directed by Taron Lexton.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Struck

    Strucken, pa.t. and pa.p. of strike.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Struck is ranked #9761 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Struck surname appeared 3,320 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Struck.

    92.2% or 3,062 total occurrences were White.
    5.5% or 184 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1% or 34 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.5% or 19 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.3% or 12 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.2% or 9 total occurrences were Black.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Struck' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2419

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Struck' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3789

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Struck in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Struck in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Struck in a Sentence

  1. Ted Wheeler:

    As a father, I was particularly struck by what happened this weekend with two small children being shot, i don’t know how anyone in this community could hear about or read about or in some cases personally experience the kind of horrific violence we’ve seen this weekend and feel anything other than utter despair and a profound sense of sadness.

  2. Charles V:

    Name me an emperor who was ever struck by a cannonball.

  3. Claire Wilcox:

    He did court controversy and he wanted to get people's attention with his shows, there is no doubt that was an element of fearless, the bravado, the East End boy -- all of these elements but I think people are just struck with admiration for his creativity ... and his artistry.

  4. Ludwig Wittgenstein:

    We regard the photograph, the picture on our wall, as the object itself (the man, landscape, and so on) depicted there. This need not have been so. We could easily imagine people who did not have this relation to such pictures. Who, for example, would be repelled by photographs, because a face without color and even perhaps a face in reduced proportions struck them as inhuman.

  5. Mary Knapp:

    I learned back in my undergrad days that there was this part of the spectrum we couldn’t see, it really just struck me that there was this unexplored part of the universe, and I want to explore this part of the sky for the first time.

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    directed outward; marked by interest in others or concerned with external reality
    • A. appellative
    • B. extroversive
    • C. ambidextrous
    • D. indiscernible

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