stricken

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English[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

stricken ‎(comparative more stricken, superlative most stricken)

  1. Struck by something.
  2. Disabled or incapacitated by something.
    • 1914, Louis Joseph Vance, Nobody, chapter III:
      Turning back, then, toward the basement staircase, she began to grope her way through blinding darkness, but had taken only a few uncertain steps when, of a sudden, she stopped short and for a little stood like a stricken thing, quite motionless save that she quaked to her very marrow in the grasp of a great and enervating fear.
  3. Removed or rubbed out.
    1. (warships) Having its name removed from a country's naval register, e.g. the United States Naval Vessel Register.

Verb[edit]

stricken

  1. past participle of strike
    • 1913, Robert Barr, chapter 4, Lord Stranleigh Abroad:
      Nothing could be more business-like than the construction of the stout dams, and nothing more gently rural than the limpid lakes, with the grand old forest trees marshalled round their margins like a veteran army that had marched down to drink, only to be stricken motionless at the water’s edge.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃtʀɪkŋ̩/, /ˈʃtʀɪkən/
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Verb[edit]

stricken ‎(third-person singular simple present strickt, past tense strickte, past participle gestrickt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to knit

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