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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • v. Past participle of fall.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Past participle of fall
  • adj. having dropped by the force of gravity
  • adj. killed in battle
  • adj. having lost one's chastity
  • adj. having collapsed
  • n. The dead
  • n. Casualties of battle or war.
  • n. One who has fallen, as from grace.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Dropped; prostrate; degraded; ruined; decreased; dead.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a lapsed or degraded state; prostrated; ruined: as, the fallen angels.
  • Slaked.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having dropped by the force of gravity
  • adj. having lost your chastity
  • adj. having fallen in or collapsed
  • adj. killed in battle

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  • In a lapsed or
    degraded state;
    prostrated; ruined:
    as, the fallen
    angels.

    May 24, 2012