Even though it was only their second date, Lauren and Craig were already smitten with each other.
- An example of smitten is for a lightning bolt to have knocked down a tree yesterday.
- An example of smitten is for someone to have fallen very much in love with someone.
(comparative more smitten, superlative most smitten)
- Made irrationally enthusiastic.
- I was really smitten by the color combination, and soon repainted the entire house.
- In love.
- He was totally smitten by the librarian.
- Past participle of smite
Old English verb smittian "to pollute", cognate with German schmitzen, to pollute, and through Middle Low German with Danish smitte, to infect.
- Fortunately, Bill was equally smitten with Katie.
- Had she been that smitten or so desperate to leave?
- On the 11th of March 1868 Talal, smitten with an incurable malady, fell by his own hand and was succeeded by his brother Matab; after a brief reign he was murdered by his nephews, the elder of whom, Bandar, became amir.
- One of the heads "is smitten unto death," but is healed of the death stroke.
- Lastly it was the fiery counsels of the dying prophet, accompanied by the acted magic of the arrow shot through the open window, and also of the thrice smitten floor, that gave nerve and courage to Joash, king of Israel, when the armies of Syria pressed heavily on the northern kingdom (2 Kings xiii.