Definition for Smitten

smitten, verbal adj. [OE 'throw, strike, smear, excrete'.] (webplay: cheek, fling, life, stone, strike).

  1. Stricken; wounded in a deer hunt; hurt by a pointed weapon such as an arrow or spear; [fig.] bleeding; killed by force; (see Numbers 20:11 and Isaiah 53:4-5 “we did esteem him stricken, smitten of God … he was wounded for our transgressions”).
  2. Desolate; devastated; blighted; ruined; laid waste.

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