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English definition of “stricken”


adjective     /ˈstrɪk.ən/ literary
suffering severely from the effects of something unpleasant : All the oil from the stricken tanker has now leaked into the sea . My country has been stricken by war for the past five years . He has been stricken with grief since the death of his wife . emergency aid for famine-stricken countries a poverty-stricken area In bad conditionExperiencing and suffering
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