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ridden

[ rid-n ]
/ ˈrɪd n /
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verb
a past participle of ride.
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OTHER WORDS FROM ridden

un·rid·den, adjectivewell-ridden, adjective

Other definitions for ridden (2 of 2)

-ridden

a combining form meaning “obsessed with,” “overwhelmed by” (torment-ridden) or “full of,” “burdened with” (debt-ridden).

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British Dictionary definitions for ridden

ridden
/ (ˈrɪdən) /

verb
the past participle of ride
adjective
(in combination) afflicted, affected, or dominated by something specifieddamp-ridden; disease-ridden
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