What is another word for stricken?

Pronunciation: [stɹˈɪkən] (IPA)

"Stricken" is a word that often carries negative connotations, indicating a strong feeling of sorrow or hardship. Synonyms for "stricken" include "afflicted", "plagued", "suffering", "tormented", "agonized", and "wretched". These words evoke a sense of pain, suffering, or difficulty. Other similar words include "bereaved", "devastated", "heartbroken", "grieving", "anguished", and "mournful". Using any of these synonyms can help to add emotional weight to a sentence or description and convey the severity of a situation. Whether used in literature, poetry, or everyday language, these words can help to paint a vivid picture of the human experience.

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What are the hypernyms for Stricken?

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What are the opposite words for stricken?

The word "stricken" refers to being affected by something negative or suffering from an ailment. The antonyms for this word are "healthy," "fit," and "sound." These words indicate a state of well-being and the absence of any afflictions. Another antonym for "stricken" could be "unaffected," which means not influenced or altered by any external factors. "Uninjured," "unscathed," and "unhurt" are other antonymous words for "stricken" that suggest no harm or damage has been done. While "stricken" implies a sense of hardship or misfortune, its antonyms offer the opposite meaning of a peaceful and happy state of being.

What are the antonyms for Stricken?

  • adj.

    hurt noun
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Usage examples for Stricken

Now that he was stricken, old, and feeble, he inspired her with terror.
"Jane Oglander"
Marie Belloc Lowndes
To the panic-stricken girls on shore it seemed hours, instead of not more than ten minutes, before Marjorie reached the bank with her burden.
"Marjorie Dean High School Freshman"
Pauline Lester
Life was, at least to most of them, one long struggle; but they could not bring themselves to think of her thus stricken down!
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever

Famous quotes with Stricken

  • A sculptor wields The chisel, and the stricken marble grows To beauty.
    William C. Bryant
  • The American people are going to judge the majority party here today. If they go out here and vote for this rule that allows this provision to be stricken, they are voting against the men and women in the military of our country.
    Norm Dicks
  • In the beds which the piety of the public has prepared on every side, stricken men await the verdict of fate.
    Georges Duhamel
  • A stricken tree, a living thing, so beautiful, so dignified, so admirable in its potential longevity, is, next to man, perhaps the most touching of wounded objects.
    Edna Ferber
  • I don't know what was in his mind, but I do know Ford was stricken by what he had done, by hitting me.
    Henry Fonda

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