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stricken

strick·en

stricken

 
pronunciation:
strI kn
parts of speech:
verb, adjective
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part of speech: verb
definition: a past participle of strike.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: injured, afflicted, or overwhelmed, as by wounds, illness, grief, or disaster (often used in combination).
those stricken by the plaguethe flood-stricken city
definition 2: showing the effects of injury, disaster, or the like.
an economy stricken by wara stricken, pleading expression
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derivation: strickenly (adv.)