how to pronounce stricken


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stricken is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of stricken in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… how grief-stricken he was by the death …”

meanings of stricken


  1. Having its name removed from a country's naval register, e.g. the United States Naval Vessel Register.
  2. Disabled or incapacitated by something.
  3. Struck by something.


  1. Past participle of strike.

stricken frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word stricken occurs in english on average 2.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics stricken can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that stricken can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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