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adjective as in smashed

adjective as in wrecked

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Example Sentences

Shattered by the verdict, I understood our country to be in a dismal state.

Shattered completely, she crumbled toward the exit and disappeared.

There will be a lot of “This Is How We Live Now” and “Shattered Innocence” in the weeks to come.

Shattered glass from a row of blown-out windows crunched beneath her feet.

Shattered pieces of glass and yellow police tape surrounded the spot.

Shattered bulwarks, ragged rents in the hulls, sails in tatters and drooping cordage told the story of the desperate battle.

Shattered as were the bows of the wreck, he had succeeded in saving the two cat-heads with their three pulley-blocks.

Shattered cars and splintered lances, hewed and ready for the fire, Piled and ranged in perfect order into many a funeral pyre.

Shattered by the scorn of the Puritans, the stage had not dared to raise its arm for a blow.

Shattered by grief and misfortune he returned to England, where his enemies had planned his certain downfall.


On this page you'll find 336 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shattered, such as: busted, collapsed, cracked, crumbled, crushed, and damaged.

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