One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he was smitten with cholera’
struck down with, laid low with, prostrated with, suffering from, affected by, afflicted by, plagued with
archaic stricken with
2‘you know Jane's smitten with you?’
infatuated with, besotted with, in love with, love-struck by, head over heels in love with, hopelessly in love with, obsessed with, enamoured of, very attracted to, very taken with, devoted to, charmed by, captivated by, enchanted by, enthralled by, bewitched by, beguiled by, under someone's spell
informal bowled over by, swept off one's feet by, struck on, crazy about, mad about, wild about, potty about, very keen on, gone on, sweet on, into
North American informal twitterpated by
literary ensorcelled by
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