Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as planet-stricken.

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Examples

  • But hereby we apprehend that these were not the bones of persons planet-struck or burnt with fire from heaven; no relicks of traitors to their country, self-killers, or sacrilegious malefactors; persons in old apprehension unworthy of the earth; condemned unto the Tartarus of hell, and bottomless pit of Pluto, from whence there was no redemption.

    Hydriotaphia, or Urn-burial

  • Dream planet-struck by the grape's round wine-red star.

    The Defeat of Youth and Other Poems

  • "What was it?" gasped Dorothy, who had stood throughout the duel like one planet-struck; "what was it you did?"

    The President A novel

  • Thirty years ago, it may be, a man called Symons committed several murders in a sudden epilepsy of planet-struck fury.

    The Posthumous Works of Thomas De Quincey, Vol. 1

  • "No: but I'll give you a _shinner_ on your lower limb, that shall make you feel planet-struck, if you don't show your ugly face," replied

    Olla Podrida

  • But hereby we apprehend that these were not the bones of persons planet-struck or burnt with fire from heaven; no relicks of traitors to their country, self-killers, or sacrilegious malefactors; persons in old apprehension unworthy of the earth; condemned unto the Tartarus of hell, and bottomless pit of Pluto, from whence there was no redemption.

    Religio Medici, Hydriotaphia, and the Letter to a Friend

  • “Why, lieutenant,” said the doctor, pulling him by the arm, “surely, thou art planet-struck, or what else ails thee? —

    Three Weeks in the Downs, or Conjugal Fidelity Rewarded: exemplified in the Narrative of Helen and Edmund

  • Daly was the only one, however, that was planet-struck, as the doctor termed it, though he and the purser, who sat in another seat, confessed after they had been introduced to our heroine, that they had been most confoundedly out in their reckoning; and that they would never prejudge any more the beauty of a man’s wife from any knowledge they might have either of the form or visage of her husband.

    Three Weeks in the Downs, or Conjugal Fidelity Rewarded: exemplified in the Narrative of Helen and Edmund

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