Pronunciation: (strik'un),[key] —v. a pp. of strike.
—adj. 1. hit or wounded by a weapon, missile, or the like.
2. beset or afflicted, as with disease, trouble, or sorrow: stricken areas; a stricken family. 3. deeply affected, as with grief, fear, or other emotions.
4. characterized by or showing the effects of affliction, trouble, misfortune, a mental blow, etc.: stricken features.