Stricken meaning

strĭkən
Struck or wounded, as by a missile.
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The definition of stricken is afflicted or affected by an unpleasant truth, undesirable feeling or bad medical condition, or a look of great distress.

When you are overcome with having the flu, this is an example of a time when you are stricken.

When you are overcome with grief and sadness, this is an example of a time when you are stricken.

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Struck or wounded, as by a projectile.
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Having the contents made even with the top of a measuring device or container; level.

A stricken measure of flour.

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Afflicted or affected, as by something painful or very distressing.

A child stricken with polio, a stricken conscience.

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Having the contents level with the top of a container.
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Struck by something.
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Disabled or incapacitated by something.
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Removed or rubbed out.
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(warships) Having its name removed from a country's naval register, e.g. the United States Naval Vessel Register.
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Past participle of strike.
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