smitten

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Etymology[edit]

Old English verb smittian "to pollute", cognate with German schmitzen, to pollute, and through Middle Low German with Danish smitte, to infect.

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smitten (comparative more smitten, superlative most smitten)

  1. Made irrationally enthusiastic.
    I was really smitten by the color combination, and soon repainted the entire house.
  2. In love.
    He was totally smitten by the librarian.

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Verb[edit]

smitten

  1. past participle of smite

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