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smit·ten

 (smĭt′n)
v.
A past participle of smite.

smitten

(ˈsmɪtən)
vb
a past participle of smite
adj
(postpositive) affected by love (for)

smite

(smaɪt)

v. smote, smit•ten or smit (smɪt) or smote, smit•ing. v.t.
1. to strike or hit hard, with or as if with the hand, a stick, or other weapon.
2. to deliver or deal (a blow) by striking hard.
3. to strike down, injure, or slay.
4. to afflict or attack with deadly or disastrous effect: smitten by polio.
5. to affect mentally, morally, or emotionally with a strong and sudden feeling: They were smitten with terror.
6. to impress favorably; enamor: He was smitten by her charms.
v.i.
7. to strike; deal a blow.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English smītan to smear, defile, c. Old Frisian smīta, Old High German smīzan, Gothic -smeitan]
smit′er, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.smitten - (used in combination) affected by something overwhelming; "conscience-smitten"; "awe-struck"
combining form - a bound form used only in compounds; "`hemato-' is a combining form in words like `hematology'"
affected - acted upon; influenced
2.smitten - marked by foolish or unreasoning fondness; "gaga over the rock group's new album"; "he was infatuated with her"
loving - feeling or showing love and affection; "loving parents"; "loving glances"

smitten

adjective
1. infatuated, charmed, captivated, beguiled, bewitched, bowled over (informal), enamoured, swept off your feet They were totally smitten with each other.
2. afflicted, struck, beset, laid low, plagued smitten with yellow fever

smitten

adjective
Affected with intense romantic attraction:
Slang: gone.
Translations

smitten

[ˈsmɪtn]
A. PP of smite
B. ADJ to be smitten (with sb)estar locamente enamorado (de algn)
to be smitten with an ideaentusiasmarse por una idea
to be smitten with fluestar aquejado de gripe
to be smitten with the plaguesufrir el azote de la peste, ser afligido por la peste
to be smitten with remorseremorderle a algn la conciencia
I was smitten by the urge to run out of the houseme daban unas ganas tremendas de salir corriendo de la casa

smitten

[ˈsmɪtən] adj (= infatuated) → amoureux/euse
to be smitten with sb → être amoureux/euse de qn

smitten

ptp of smite
adj to be smitten with the plaguevon der Pest heimgesucht werden; to be smitten with remorse/fearvon Reue/Angst geplagt werden; to be smitten with pityvon Mitleid ergriffen sein; he’s really smitten with her (inf)er ist wirklich vernarrt in sie; he’s really smitten this time (inf)diesmal hats ihn erwischt (inf); I’ve never seen him so smitten (inf)ich habe ihn noch nie so vernarrt gesehen; to be smitten with something (= captivated)von etw begeistert sein; do you like it? — I’m not smitten with itgefällt es dir? — ich bin nicht erpicht darauf

smitten

[ˈsmɪtn]
1. pp of smite
2. adj pred to be smitten with (remorse, desire, fear) → essere preso/a da; (idea) → entusiasmarsi per
to be smitten (with sb) → avere una cotta (per qn)
to be smitten with flu → essere colpito/a dall'influenza
References in classic literature ?
Now lightning-struck by thee, Thou mocking eye that me in darkness watcheth: --Thus do I lie, Bend myself, twist myself, convulsed With all eternal torture, And smitten By thee, cruellest huntsman, Thou unfamiliar--GOD.
It was Nobela, she who had doomed me, she whom but now I had smitten to earth, but who had come back from the dead to curse me!
Children have their own Smitten with Reading program with prizes donated by the Chicago Wolves Be sure to register to learn all the details.
After the public snog in New Haven, Connecticut, a source told the Mirror: "Malia and Rory are smitten and made no secret of their attraction for each other.
Since their relationship was confirmed, the couple has only gotten closer and become more smitten with each other.
They arrested Jones, now of Barton Road, Nuneaton, and Wayne Smitten, of Jubilee Crescent, Radford.
VJ is smitten by Olivia Evie continues to blame herself for Josh's condition, and her mood isn't brightened by Tank, who orders her to meet him in secret; he then admits to organising a bomb scare at the school, which has resulted in the entire place being evacuated just as an exam was due to start.
Elsewhere, VJ is instantly smitten by Chloe's daughter Olivia, who turns up in Summer Bay out of the blue.
He will be joined by partner smitten by community of Scoraig Marla Kinnersley, 40, and her kids Matthew, 17, and Iona, 16, until the new year, when they will return south.
Elsewhere, both Michael's guilt and Tyrone's debts are spiralling out of control, Some people never learn is smitten Joanie
Kev's immediately smitten and the pair of them end up going for a drink in the Rovers.
Bell's Brewery of Comstock, MI, reports that the seasonal brands Best Brown Ale, Winter White and Smitten Golden Rye Ale will be available in cans for the first time later this year and early next year.