Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Past participle of fall
  • adjective having dropped by the force of gravity
  • adjective literary killed in battle
  • adjective having lost one's chastity
  • adjective having collapsed
  • noun The dead
  • noun Casualties of battle or war.
  • noun countable, Christianity One who has fallen, as from grace.

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

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

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Examples

  • So where it is said, _Babylon is fallen, is fallen_; and _thrust in thy sickle and reap, for the time is come for thee to reap_; and _the time of the dead is come, that they should be judged_; and again, _I saw the dead small and great stand before God_: these sayings relate not to the days of _John_ the Apostle, but to the latter times considered as present in the visions.

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  • It was actually confirmed on seibertron. com that the fallen is a major part of TF2, along with the rise of starscreams command mattg on Jul 29, 2008

    The Fallen Will Show Up in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen?! « FirstShowing.net

  • The Cursed and the fallen is about a fallen angel “not good enough for heave, not evil enough for hell” who serves as the messenger between and the bearer of the souls of the dead and a girl on earth who manages to hurt everyone around her (I believe this is called the Jinx ability).

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  • I found that I had what they call fallen in life with absolute success and verisimilitude.

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  • Jeep-Fu on Aug 4, 2008 what i originally thought. was that the second movie would focus more along starscreams reign over the decepticons and as a cliffhanger in the end, say after the credits, it would a be shot roaming over the ocean where megs was dropped and they would zoom in to the top of the ocean and you would see 2 red eyes begin to glow thus confirming the return of megs. but i like the fallen concept. not alot of modern day fans know who the fallen is and i think they should. mattg on Aug 4, 2008

    The Fallen Will Show Up in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen?! « FirstShowing.net

  • One of those balls, generally called fire-balls, had fallen from the clouds, and was burning on the plain at a short distance; and the voice which I had heard, and the plunging, were as easily accounted for.

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  • One of those balls, generally called fire-balls, had fallen from the clouds, and was burning on the plain at a short distance; and the voice which I had heard, and the plunging, were as easily accounted for.

    Of phrasebooks, battleship lieutenants and lightning-struck postillions

  • One of those balls, generally called fire-balls, had fallen from the clouds, and was burning on the plain at a short distance; and the voice which I had heard, and the plunging, were as easily accounted for.

    Of phrasebooks, battleship lieutenants and lightning-struck postillions

  • The song is about class division of a rich woman and a poor man (“Napoleon in rags”) who have each fallen from the graces of upper society because they failed to see what was going on around him.

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  • Some say he may have fallen from the balloon and others think he never got in the balloon but is hiding because he doesn't want to get into trouble.

    Boing Boing

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  • In a lapsed or

    degraded state;

    prostrated; ruined:

    as, the fallen

    angels.

    May 24, 2012