In the meantime, she is smitten with her 100,000 followers on Twitter.
This week, Jim Carrey plays a smitten con man, the craziest literary tattoos, and a new art show fashioned with a ballpoint pen.
Even some former Bush aides are smitten with the new president.
By our middle twenties we were smitten even worse by Summer.
In fact, Mitzi and Rita are so smitten with Stone that they like to jump into bed with him at the same time.
smitten through your left—smitten in very truth, and through sides that sprung from a common womb.
The unhappy woman, to whom I had specially come, was smitten indeed.
At length, as he served the sick, he was smitten with the plague, and was laid in the burying-ground of the Laics.
Everyone laughingly said that Goujet was smitten with Gervaise.
The Sepoys were smitten hip and thigh, and thousands paid with their lives for those other lives they had spared not.
mid-13c., "struck hard, afflicted, visited with disaster," past participle adjective from smite. Sense of "inspired with love" is from 1660s.
"to hit, strike, beat," mid-12c., from Old English smitan, which however is attested only as "to daub, smear on; soil, pollute, blemish, defile" (strong verb, past tense smat, past participle smiten), from Proto-Germanic *smitan (cf. Swedish smita, Danish smide "to smear, fling," Old Frisian smita, Middle Low German and Middle Dutch smiten "to cast, fling," Dutch smijten "to throw," Old High German smizan "to rub, strike," German schmeißen "to cast, fling," Gothic bismeitan "to spread, smear"). "The development of the various senses is not quite clear, but that of throwing is perh. the original one" [OED]. Watkins suggests "the semantic channel may have been slapping mud on walls in wattle and daub construction" and connects it with PIE *sme- "to smear;" Klein's sources also say this.
Sense of "slay in combat" (c.1300) is from Biblical expression smite to death, first attested c.1200. Meaning "visit disastrously" is mid-12c., also Biblical. Meaning "strike with passion or emotion" is from c.1300.