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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Driven to the heart; infixed in the mind.
  • adj. Shocked with pain, fear, or remorse; dismayed; heartstricken.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Driven to the heart; infixed in the mind.
  • adj. Shocked with pain, fear, or remorse; dismayed; heartstricken.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Struck to the heart; shocked with fear or grief; dismayed.
  • Fixed in the heart; ineradicable.

Etymologies

heart +‎ struck (Wiktionary)

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