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planet-struck

[plan-it-struhk]
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adjective
  1. affected adversely by the supposed influence of a planet.
  2. stricken with terror; panic-stricken.
Also plan·et-strick·en [plan-it-strik-uh n] /ˈplæn ɪtˌstrɪk ən/.

Origin of planet-struck

First recorded in 1605–15
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Examples from the Web for planet-struck

Historical Examples

  • Junius says, in Letter 36, note: "Every coward pretends to be planet-struck."

    Junius Unmasked

    Joel Moody

  • Nay, in making gooselings in embers: and starting as if they were planet-struck at the weak report of a pot-gun.


British Dictionary definitions for planet-struck

planet-struck

planet-stricken

adjective
  1. astrology affected by the influence of a planet, esp malignly
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