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smitten

[smit-n] /ˈsmɪt n/
adjective
1.
struck, as with a hard blow.
2.
grievously or disastrously stricken or afflicted.
3.
very much in love.
verb
4.
a past participle of smite.
Origin
1200-1250
1200-50; Middle English; see smite, -en3
Related forms
unsmitten, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for un smitten

smitten

/ˈsmɪtən/
verb
1.
a past participle of smite
adjective
2.
(postpositive) affected by love (for)
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Word Origin and History for un smitten

smitten

adj.

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

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