smitten


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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!
"And he smote the men of Bethshemesh, because they had looked into the ark of the Lord, even he smote of the people fifty thousand and threescore and ten men: and the people lamented, because the Lord had smitten many of the people with a great slaughter," reads Samuel 6:19, making us do the math to come up with 50,070 people smitten.
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Since their relationship was confirmed, the couple has only gotten closer and become more smitten with each other.
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