Meaning of BROKEN in English


adj. 25B6; adjective

a broken bottle : SMASHED, shattered, fragmented, splintered, crushed, snapped; in bits, in pieces; destroyed, disintegrated; cracked, split; informal in smithereens.

a broken arm : FRACTURED, damaged, injured.

his video's broken : DAMAGED, faulty, defective, not working, malfunctioning, in disrepair, inoperative, out of order, broken-down, down; informal on the blink, kaput, bust, busted, conked out, acting up, done for; Brit. informal knackered.

broken skin : CUT, ruptured, punctured, perforated.

a broken marriage : FAILED, ended.

broken promises : FLOUTED, violated, infringed, contravened, disregarded, ignored.

he was left a broken man : DEFEATED, beaten, subdued; DEMORALIZED, dispirited, discouraged, crushed, humbled; dishonoured, ruined.

a night of broken sleep : INTERRUPTED, disturbed, fitful, disrupted, discontinuous, intermittent, unsettled, troubled.

he pressed on over the broken ground : UNEVEN, rough, irregular, bumpy; rutted, pitted.

she spoke in broken English : HALTING, hesitating, disjointed, faltering, imperfect.

whole, working, uninterrupted, smooth, perfect.

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