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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.


  1. struck

    Struck is the past tense of strike, which can mean a number of things based on context. Typically, it refers to hitting or impacting something forcefully, either literally or figuratively. It can also refer to coming across or discovering something, or to remove or cancel something. In labor terms, it refers to refusing work in protest.

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. Defense Oleskii Reznikov:

    You've probably already heard that this theater which was struck by missiles, a theater where 1,200 women and children were hiding, and you can see from the maps, from the drones that around this theater, big letters of' children' were written so that the pilot of the plane which was throwing the bombs could see' children', and still, in spite of that, this monster has bombed the theater.

  2. Ian Brownlee:

    If you were on a beach when an earthquake struck, you wouldn't just stand there, waiting for the coming tsunami. You would head for higher ground immediately, well, in this case the earthquake has happened. It's time to seek higher ground now, and not hope for rescue later.

  3. Watertown Sergeant Jeffrey Pugliese:

    I reached down and I grabbed Tamerlan by the back of the belt. I was trying to drag him out of the street to prevent him from being struck, i looked to the right and the headlight was almost there.

  4. Russell Moore:

    My earliest memories are watching Franklin Graham preach on television as a very small child. I remember being struck as a child with the gravity with which he took the Gospel. That continued with me for the rest of my life, when I met Dr. Franklin Graham, that same sense of weightiness of the Gospel was evident in him personally – just as it was in public.

  5. Jim Kenney:

    Words alone can not express the outrage, hurt, and sadness that all of us feel. Dedicated, passionate, and driven -- Tiffany Fletcher was just doing Tiffany Fletcher job outside Mill Creek Rec Center in West Philadelphia when -- in a brazen and unconscionable act of violence -- she was struck by crossfire in the middle of the day.

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