smitten verbal adj

OE 'throw, strike, smear, excrete'.

  1. Stricken; wounded in a deer hunt; hurt by a pointed weapon such as an arrow or spear; [fig.] bleeding; killed by force; (see Numbers 20:11 and Isaiah 53:4-5 “we did esteem him stricken, smitten of God … he was wounded for our transgressions”).
  2. Desolate; devastated; blighted; ruined; laid waste.