storm-ridden

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

storm +‎ ridden

Adjective[edit]

storm-ridden (comparative more storm-ridden, superlative most storm-ridden)

  1. Blown by a storm or storms; stormy.
    • 1906, “The Feast of Candles,” The Gentleman’s Magazine, Volume 301, pp. 578-579,[1]
      There were stories told of how on dark and storm-ridden nights some solitary traveller would find a strange companion walking by his side, a silent companion whose footsteps kept pace with his own, who, at the loneliest bend of the road, would suddenly turn and show him a dazzling vision as of the very Face of God.
    • 1947, Jim Kjelgaard, Buckskin Brigade, New York: Holiday House, “The Opening Gate,” p. 154,[2]
      The endless night crawled on, until at last the first streak of mournful gray showed very faintly in the storm-ridden sky []
    • 1963, Wallace Fowlie (translator), What I Believe by François Mauriac (1962), New York: Farrar, Straus & Co., Part IV, p. 47,[3]
      When one has passed through the storm-ridden sea and reached the harbor, it is unsuitable to preach to those who are still struggling or who have just begun to struggle.