STRICKEN in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of STRICKEN
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stricken
 a.  removed or rubbed out; disabled or incapacitated by something; struck by something
Classic Sentence: (48 in 4 pages)
1  She lifted stricken eyes to him.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IV
2  They drew apart with stricken faces.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
3  He was gone and the memory of his stricken face would haunt her till she died.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
4  When Scarlett first began secretly reading these letters, she had been so stricken of conscience and so fearful of discovery she could hardly open the envelopes for trembling.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
5  But she could not answer, so stricken was she by the pictures her mind was drawing, Ashley lying dead in the snows of Virginia, so far away from her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
6  The town was crowded with soldiers, swamped with wounded, jammed with refugees, and this one line was inadequate for the crying needs of the stricken city.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
7  He laughed until he choked, peering at her in the shadows as she sat, stricken dumb, pressing her handkerchief to her mouth.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
8  It was a hideous place like a plague- stricken city so quiet, so dreadfully quiet after the din of the siege.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
9  She started to say this but something in Melanie's stricken face halted the words.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
10  He started to speak, a stricken look on his face, but she stemmed his words with a torrent of her own.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
11  It was hard to believe there was so much money in all this bitter and poverty- stricken world.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
12  "Oh," cried Melanie, stricken to the heart.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIX
13  Panic stricken at Rhett's message, mad for speed, Scarlett almost screamed at every halt.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LXI
14  The three rose at the sight of her, Aunt Pitty biting her trembling lips to still them, India staring at her, grief stricken and without hate.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LXI
15  She "went through" the linen and blankets in the precise spirit of the penitent exploring the inner folds of conscience; she sought for moths as the stricken soul seeks for lurking infirmities.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
Example Sentence:
1  I have often thought it would be a blessing if each human being were stricken blind and deaf for a few days at some time during his early adult life.
2  There was a stampede of panic - stricken crowd from the burning hotel.
3  Medical supplies are being dropped to the stricken area.
4  As news of the calamity spread, offers of relief poured in to the stricken community.
5  While he was deep in his musings, Becky woke up with a breezy little laugh--but it was stricken dead upon her lips, and a groan followed it.
6  Unless, that is, you believe that when someone makes a public comment on a media website, that is something that is voluntarily done and should not be stricken from the record - except when what is at stake is a matter of life and death.