Translation of stricken in Spanish:

stricken

Pronunciation: /ˈstrɪkən/

adj

  • 1.1 (afflicted)stricken with sth a man stricken with disease un hombre enfermo stricken with terrible arthritis aquejado de terrible artritis a country stricken with famine un país asolado por el hambre I was suddenly stricken with remorse de pronto me empezó a remorder la conciencia 1.2 (damaged) [vessel] siniestrado [formal], dañado; (devastated) [area/valley] damnificado, afectado an area stricken by frequent floods una zona azotada por frecuentes inundaciones the industry has been stricken by the recession la industria se ha visto afectada por la recesión
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    • The stricken look on his face tells us that the narcissist has no answer and never will.
    • Instead, I took one look at your stricken face and ran all the way to Piccadilly Circus.
    • Less than a full hour into my set, the club owner burst into the DJ booth, a stricken look on his face.
    1.3 (sorrowful) [community/families] afligido, acongojado 1.4 (wounded) [liter or arch] [soldier/deer] herido
    More example sentences
    • The pressure of school tests is forcing children stricken with serious infections into school to sit exams.
    • God, whose plan is ineffable, foreordained that the heart of Jesus would be stricken with seven afflictions.
    • She was stricken with immense pain and she immediately covered the injured optic orb with her hands.

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