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fall·en

 (fô′lən)
v.
Past participle of fall.

fallen

(ˈfɔːlən)
vb
the past participle of fall
adj
1. having sunk in reputation or honour: a fallen woman.
2. killed in battle with glory: our fallen heroes.
3. defeated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.fallen - having dropped by the force of gravityfallen - having dropped by the force of gravity; "fallen leaves covered the forest floor"; "sat on a fallen tree trunk"
down - being or moving lower in position or less in some value; "lay face down"; "the moon is down"; "our team is down by a run"; "down by a pawn"; "the stock market is down today"
2.fallen - having fallen in or collapsedfallen - having fallen in or collapsed; "a fallen building"
destroyed - spoiled or ruined or demolished; "war left many cities destroyed"; "Alzheimer's is responsible for her destroyed mind"
3.fallen - having lost your chastityfallen - having lost your chastity; "a fallen woman"
unchaste - not chaste; "unchaste conduct"
4.fallen - killed in battlefallen - killed in battle; "to honor fallen soldiers"
dead - no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life; "the nerve is dead"; "a dead pallor"; "he was marked as a dead man by the assassin"

fallen

adjective
1. killed, lost, dead, slaughtered, slain, perished Work began on establishing the cemeteries as permanent memorials to our fallen servicemen.
2. (Old-fashioned) dishonoured, lost, loose, shamed, ruined, disgraced, immoral, sinful, unchaste She would be thought of as a fallen woman.
Translations

fallen

[ˈfɔːlən]
A. PP of fall
B. ADJ
1. (lit) → caído
2. (morally) [woman] → perdido; [angel] → caído
C. NPL the fallen (Mil) → los caídos

fallen

[ˈfɔːlən ˈfɔːlən] pp of fallfall guy n (= scapegoat) → bouc m émissaire
to be the fall guy for sth → être le bouc émissaire de qch

fallen

ptp of fall
adj women, soldier, angelgefallen; leafabgefallen; treeumgestürzt; fallen idolgefallener Götze; fallen arches pl (Med) → Senkfüße pl
pl the Fallen (Mil) → die Gefallenen pl

fallen

[ˈfɔːln]
1. pp of fall
2. adjcaduto/a; (morally, woman, angel) → perduto/a
3. npl the fallen (Mil) → i caduti

fallen

a. pp. de to fall, caído-a.

fallen

pp de fall
References in classic literature ?
Yet this strangest of all things that ever came to earth from outer space must have fallen while I was sitting there, visible to me had I only looked up as it passed.
He met a waggoner and tried to make him understand, but the tale he told and his appearance were so wild--his hat had fallen off in the pit--that the man simply drove on.
The bed of the watercourse was covered with fragments of broken rocks, which had fallen from above, offering so many obstructions to the course of the rapid stream, which vexed and fretted about them,--forming at intervals small waterfalls, pouring over into deep basins, or splashing wildly upon heaps of stones.
Aeneas the son of Anchises has fallen, he whom we held in as high honour as Hector himself.
But it must have fallen short or gone too far; so he tried twice more.
Haulbowline Head and Mizzen-mast Hill were at my elbow, the hill bare and dark, the head bound with cliffs forty or fifty feet high and fringed with great masses of fallen rock.
Leaning against the Union Club was another fallen aeroplane.
Then, remembering the stones that had fallen with them and passed them long before they had reached this place, he answered:
Sancho answered that it was nothing, only that he had fallen down from a rock and had his ribs a little bruised.
The church was again deserted, and had fallen back into its silence.
husband,' replied she, 'and a wicked bird has come into the house, and has brought with her all the birds in the world, I am sure, and they have fallen upon our corn in the loft, and are eating it up at such a rate
The body of Tublat lay where it had fallen, for the people of Kerchak do not eat their own dead.