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Synonyms for broken

Synonyms for broken

physically and forcibly separated into pieces or cracked or split

not continuous in space, time, or sequence or varying abruptly

subdued or brought low in condition or status

(especially of promises or contracts) having been violated or disregarded

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tamed or trained to obey

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topographically very uneven

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imperfectly spoken or written

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thrown into a state of disarray or confusion

weakened and infirm

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destroyed financially

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out of working order ('busted' is an informal substitute for 'broken')

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discontinuous

lacking a part or parts

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Where Caroline was sweet and Rosie cracklin', Oh Mary is brokenly heartbreaking, and Hell Yeah is an honest look at his own life.
Rhames' pre-conversion Animal--a hulking, brutish figure, screaming in pain or brokenly calling for his mother like a Cagney-schooled psychotic--is finely wrought.
It will be clear that the mere concept of the incarnation is insufficient: incarnation does not come to us in a unilinear way, but only brokenly, through death and resurrection.
broken world is brokenly visible, the mirror scattered in pieces and yet
The UN's member nations--with the United States at their head--blocked his every effort to stave off genocide; and for this he stubbornly, brokenly holds himself accountable.
Crushed thirty feet upwards, the waters flashed for an instant like heaps of fountains, then brokenly sank in a shower of flakes, leaving the circling surface creamed like new milk round the marble trunk of the whale.
By this latter term I mean the strategic production, and evocation, and manipulation of the human mystery that is both authentic and brokenly yoked to ultimately disappointing and exploitive referents.
Expressions like "I cried brokenly all during sex" or "My emotions were totally released" or "It was very cathartic" capture the essence of emotional cleansing.
For the first time in the film, he is rendered speechless: following Nicole's testimony, he can only mutter brokenly and almost inaudibly, "I have .
The only time I've ever found any really true contentment or happiness is in front of an audience," he told Mr Bashir brokenly.