broken-down

[ broh-kuh n-doun ]SEE DEFINITION OF broken-down

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BROKEN-DOWN

I never dreamed that you could care for an old, staid, broken-down bookworm like me.

In her broken-down green wedgies she clattered toward the door.

A broken-down, retired Russian official was to be found there sometimes in the evening.

On the contrary, he helped the broken-down man to leave the country.

With trembling limbs he left the court-room a broken-down man.

"I should like—to see—the deceased," stammered the broken-down father.

So it is with a good character in a fragile, broken-down body.

She has almshouses for broken-down mediums on Sunnington Common in Kent.

In one place there was a broken-down woman with six children.

Father's a broken-down musician who teaches the violin for a living.

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