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"smitten" in British English

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smittenadjective [after verb]

uk   /ˈsmɪt.ən/  us   /ˈsmɪt̬-/
having ​suddenlystarted to like or ​love something or someone very much: The story's about a man smitten withlove for his wife's ​cousin. He was so smitten by her that he ​promised to ​move to Argentina to be near her.
(Definition of smitten from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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smittenadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈsmɪt·ən/
stronglyinfluenced by someone or ​feeling the ​effects of something: He’s ​clearly smitten with ​publicity. Howard was smitten by her ​beauty.
(Definition of smitten from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “smitten”
in Chinese (Simplified) 突然迷上的,突然爱上的…
in Turkish düşkün, çok seven, aşırı sevgi duyan…
in Russian по уши влюбленный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 突然迷上的,突然愛上的…
in Polish oczarowany…
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