American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. A past participle of smite.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Struck hard; afflicted; visited with some great disaster; suddenly or powerfully affected in body or mind: sometimes used in compounds, as fever-smitten, drought-smitten, love-smitten.
GNU Webster's 1913
- p. p. of smite.
- adj. marked by foolish or unreasoning fondness
- adj. (used in combination) affected by something overwhelming
- Old English verb smittian "to pollute", cognate with German schmitzen, to pollute, and through Middle Low German with Danish smitte, to infect. (Wiktionary)
“The term smitten is here significant and deserves our serious consideration.”
“It's a clever mix of slightly blurred actual history and fiction that Sarah Bower has created, and I was smitten from the very first page on finding myself right in the thick of battle, fire-tipped arrows and severed hands the lot.”
“I am still a fan of Fairy Tales and remain smitten with any story that begins, “Once upon a time …””
“While I watched in smitten disbelief, he began furiously licking whatever salty ankle-sweat he found there -- his whole 12 oz. body thrashing back and forth with the adorable joy of a pup who hasn't figured out yet how to wag his tail without knocking himself over.”
“It's no secret that I am enamored with the tablet computer (did I really use the word smitten in my early review?), but there are some definite drawbacks here, too.”
“I would never dream of saying I was 'smitten' -- with _you_.”
“And here, because I’m totally smitten, is Anna looking absolutely GORGEOUS in some silly magazine:”
“(Yes, celebrating is the right word -- I think Mr. Majors has pioneered what could be called the smitten narrator.)”
“Or James may be said of jaculum, a dart and copis smiting, which is to say smitten with a dart, or smitten with glaives.”
“i love when people say "smitten" - it's so often appropriate. how cute!”
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