Pronunciation: (strik'un), [key]
a pp. of strike.
1. hit or wounded by a weapon, missile, or the like.
2. beset or afflicted, as with disease, trouble, or sorrow: stricken areas; a stricken family.
3. deeply affected, as with grief, fear, or other emotions.
4. characterized by or showing the effects of affliction, trouble, misfortune, a mental blow, etc.: stricken features.
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