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Definitions for stricken
ˈstrɪk ənstrick·en

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. afflicted, strickenadjective

    grievously affected especially by disease

  2. smitten, stricken, struckadjective

    (used in combination) affected by something overwhelming

    "conscience-smitten"; "awe-struck"

  3. laid low(p), strickenadjective

    put out of action (by illness)


  1. strickenadjective

    struck by something

  2. strickenadjective

    disabled or incapacitated by something

  3. strickenadjective

    removed or rubbed out

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stricken

    struck; smitten; wounded; as, the stricken deer

  2. Strickennoun

    worn out; far gone; advanced. See Strike, v. t., 21

  3. Strickenverb

    whole; entire; -- said of the hour as marked by the striking of a clock

  4. Stricken

    of Strike


  1. Stricken

    "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

  1. Stricken

    strik′n (B.), pa.p. of strike.—Stricken in years, advanced in years.—A stricken hour, an hour as marked by the clock.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stricken in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stricken in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of stricken in a Sentence

  1. Stanley Patz:

    I'm so convinced that Pedro Hernandez kidnapped and killed my son, he's a guilty man who's been conscience-stricken due to his deeds and haunted by demons ever since that day.

  2. Evgeny Buzhinsky:

    Regarding the possible impact ofthis incident onthe further developments ofthe operation inSyria, I think that fromnow on, our pilots will be more attentive and if the Turks continue behaving insuch a manner, Russia will have toresort toelectronic jamming and other warfare equipment, including special aircraft withspecial equipment onboard, inorder toprotect our pilots frombeing stricken withmissiles.

  3. James Fairhead:

    Mimicking this ancient method has the potential to transform the lives of thousands of people living in some of the most poverty and hunger stricken regions in Africa.

  4. Mona Hardin:

    Just trying to... bring it into reality, that this has happened to my son, grief stricken isn't the word, it's horrific, it's so evil.

  5. Elizabeth Warren:

    First, change the law to create a path to real, comprehensive debt relief for disaster-stricken places like Puerto Rico.

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