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stricken (adj.)

1510s, "wounded, affected (by disease, trouble, etc.)," adjective use of archaic past participle of strike (v.). Figurative meaning "overwhelmed with terror, grief, etc." is from 1530s. An earlier development is reflected in 13c. phrase striken in elde "advanced in years," from strike in the sense of "to move, go," hence "far advanced."

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Definitions of stricken from WordNet

stricken (adj.)
put out of action (by illness);
Synonyms: laid low
stricken (adj.)
grievously affected especially by disease;
Synonyms: afflicted
stricken (adj.)
(used in combination) affected by something overwhelming;
Synonyms: smitten / struck
From wordnet.princeton.edu