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smitten (adj.)

mid-13c., "struck hard, afflicted, visited with disaster," past-participle adjective from smite. Sense of "inspired with love" is from 1660s.

updated on October 15, 2013

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Definitions of smitten from WordNet

smitten (adj.)
marked by foolish or unreasoning fondness;
Synonyms: enamored / infatuated / in love / potty / soft on / taken with
smitten (adj.)
(used in combination) affected by something overwhelming;
conscience-smitten
Synonyms: stricken / struck
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