What is another word for smitten?

258 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ smˈɪtən], [ smˈɪtən], [ s_m_ˈɪ_t_ə_n]

Smitten is an emotion that arises when you are instantly drawn towards someone or something. There are many synonyms of the word smitten, such as enchanted, captivated, infatuated, bewitched, charmed, fascinated, enraptured, and beguiled. These synonyms can be used interchangeably when you are expressing excitement or strong emotional admiration for something or someone. Each of these words has a slightly different connotation, but they all describe the powerful feeling of being utterly captivated by someone or something. Whether you use the word infatuated to describe a crush or enchanted to describe a favorite place, these synonyms for smitten perfectly capture the state of being amazed and captivated.

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What are the opposite words for smitten?

Smitten is an adjective used to describe someone who is strongly attracted to another person. Antonyms for the word 'smitten' include feelings of dislike or indifference towards someone. Some antonyms for 'smitten' are words like hate, loathe, abhor, dislike, and detest. These words express a feeling of strong dislike or resentment towards someone. Other antonyms for smitten may be ambivalent, apathetic, disinterested, uncaring, and indifferent. These words indicate a lack of feeling, affection, or interest. Whether you're smitten with someone or not, there are always antonyms to describe the opposite of the feeling.

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Usage examples for Smitten

He had smitten the Egyptian for Israel's sake: he had appealed to his own people to make common cause, like brethren, against the common foe; and he had offered himself to them as their destined leader in the struggle.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus"
G. A. Chadwick
He stopped as though smitten, staggered and fell back, choked and coughing.
"The Man from Jericho"
Edwin Carlile Litsey
Then he turned round and faced the bed, and was suddenly smitten with great shyness at the sight of that white, tired face, and the black hair about the pillow.
"Fortitude"
Hugh Walpole

Famous quotes with Smitten

  • I was immediately smitten with an attraction to this culture, not in the sense of high culture but of the basic way people behaved towards one another.
    Harry Mathews
  • Calling it off comes easy enough if you haven't told the girl you are smitten with her.
    Carl Sandburg
  • If you live for your children, they may be smitten down and leave you desolate, or, what is far worse, they may desert you and leave you worse than childless in a cold and unfeeling world.
    Matthew Simpson
  • A military man can scarcely pride himself on having smitten a sleeping enemy; it is more a matter of shame, simply, for the one smitten.
    Isoroku Yamamoto
  • When I get smitten, I stay smut.
    Charlie McCarthy

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