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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 ?
returned Amy, washing out the sum that was all wrong with the tears that had fallen on her slate.
The disappointment that had come to him when a daughter and not a son had been born to Katherine had fallen upon him like a blow struck by some unseen hand and the blow had somewhat softened his egotism.
Toward the close of the third day's travel there was a cry from one of the rear boats, and an alarm of a man having fallen overboard was given.
Charley Harling and I had hunted through these woods, fished from the fallen logs, until I knew every inch of the river shores and had a friendly feeling for every bar and shallow.
The white light of the moon had fallen upon the world like the mystery and the softness of sleep.
It was a desire to help; to be of use to these failures who had fallen and who were being lifted to their feet.
She stopped to assist him to pick up the handkerchief that had fallen, and the Panama hat that had rolled from his lap towards the window when he had started suddenly to his feet at the apparition of grace and beauty.
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.
Sancho answered that it was nothing, only that he had fallen down from a rock and had his ribs a little bruised.
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.
Aeneas the son of Anchises has fallen, he whom we held in as high honour as Hector himself.