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adjective as in broken-down

adjective as in maimed

adjective as in struck

Strong matches

adjective as in timeworn

adjective as in weather-beaten


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Abarca allegedly battered Hernandez, who was then dumped in the pit.

The King returns to Cleveland, a battered Kobe battles in the West, and the Zen Master is christened the savior of New York.

I disturb their efforts to get their children and the few clothes they have with them clean using hoses and battered buckets.

Now the Shabaks have few guns—though one guard sported a battered AK-47.

When the speech ended, with “I am proud to present . . . ” Furry, carrying his battered Epiphone guitar, limped onto the stage.

Presently a ray of inspiration dispelled the cloud from the features of the battered man.

It was there also that she ate, keeping her belongings in a rare old buffet, dingy and battered from a hundred years of use.

The place must be battered until a breach was made, and stormed à la Turque.

But as no junk-man came, and as no one could be found to care for its now sadly battered hulk, its good riddance became a problem.

He heard voices above, and looking up he saw the glare of light through the opening he had battered.

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On this page you'll find 380 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to battered, such as: decrepit, ramshackle, run down, bedraggled, deteriorated, and falling apart.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.