Definitions for stricken
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grievously affected especially by disease
smitten, stricken, struckadjective
(used in combination) affected by something overwhelming
laid low(p), strickenadjective
put out of action (by illness)
struck by something
disabled or incapacitated by something
removed or rubbed out
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Strickenthe ancient participle of strike.
The cunningest mariners were so conquered by the storm, as they thought it best with stricken sails to yield to be governed by it. Philip Sidney.
That shall I shew, as sure as hound
The stricken deer doth challenge by the bleeding wound. F. Q.
Abraham and Sarah were old, and well stricken in age. Gen.
With blindness were these stricken. Wisd. xix. 17.
Parker and Vaughan, having had a controversy touching certain arms, were appointed to run some courses, when Parker was stricken into the mouth at the first course. Francis Bacon.
Though the earl of Ulster was of greater power than any other subject in Ireland, yet was he so far stricken in years, as that he was unable to manage the martial affairs. Davies.
Stricken is a song by the American heavy metal band Disturbed. The song was released on July 25, 2005 as the second single from their third studio album Ten Thousand Fists. "Stricken" was certified gold in the United States by the Recording Industry Association of America on August 18, 2008 for selling 500,000 copies. It is one of the first of Disturbed's songs to include a guitar solo. The song is featured in Guitar Hero III and Guitar Hero Live in addition to the Disturbed track pack in Guitar Hero 5. The song is also a part of the Rock Band downloadable content catalog. The song was also featured in the Project Gotham Racing 4. The musical video for the song was filmed in an abandoned hospital in which some scenes from the 1984 horror film A Nightmare on Elm Street were filmed. "Stricken" was used as official theme for WWE's PPV New Year's Revolution, in 2006.
Stricken typically refers to being seriously affected by an undesirable condition or unpleasant feeling such as disease, disaster, grief, or fear. It can also mean being hit or wounded by a weapon, missile, or harmful event. The term describes a state of intense affliction, trouble, or suffering.
struck; smitten; wounded; as, the stricken deer
worn out; far gone; advanced. See Strike, v. t., 21
whole; entire; -- said of the hour as marked by the striking of a clock
"Stricken" is a song by the American heavy metal band Disturbed. The song was released on July 25, 2005 as the second single from their third studio album Ten Thousand Fists. "Stricken" was certified gold in the United States by the Recording Industry Association of America on August 18, 2008 for selling 500,000 copies. It is one of the first of Disturbed's songs to include a guitar solo. The song is featured on Guitar Hero III and is featured again as part of the Disturbed track pack in Guitar Hero 5. The song is also a part of the Rock Band downloadable content catalog. The song was also featured in the Project Gotham Racing 4. The music video for the song was filmed in an abandoned hospital in which some scenes from the 1984 horror film A Nightmare on Elm Street were filmed. "Stricken" was used as official theme for WWE's PPV New Year's Revolution, in 2006.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
strik′n (B.), pa.p. of strike.—Stricken in years, advanced in years.—A stricken hour, an hour as marked by the clock.
The numerical value of stricken in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of stricken in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
A day spent without the sight or sound of beauty, the contemplation of mystery, or the search of truth or perfection is a poverty-stricken day; and a succession of such days is fatal to human life.
Mason, I feel, is not going to just be remembered as this wonderful little boy who was stricken with this terrible disease. He’s going to be remembered as the kid who came up with the idea for this really cool movie.
People who are not in love fail to understand how an intelligent man can suffer because of a very ordinary woman. This is like being surprised that anyone should be stricken with cholera because of a creature so insignificant as the comma bacillus.
As we have more information, we'll let the public know, but in the meantime I'd ask all Americans to pray for the families who are grief stricken at this point, and I want everybody to understand we will be thorough and prompt in figuring out exactly what happened.
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