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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

References in classic literature ?
He spent the afternoon in a deck-chair, with closed eyes, dozing brokenly most of the time, and in the evening went early to bed.
He ceased brokenly, alarmed by his own volubility and by Genevieve's look of alarm.
The women screamed softly, crossed themselves, or prayed brokenly, hiding their eyes and peeping through their fingers.
She answered him in Abyssinian, but brokenly and with an accent that betrayed how recently she had acquired her slight knowledge of the tongue.
We must tell Valentin at once," said the doctor, when the other had brokenly described all that he had dared to examine.
He wanted to laugh, he wanted to cry, he wanted to say a thousand and one things, but all he could do was to stand still, stuttering and stammering brokenly.
The offendor arose brokenly, shook off the detaining hand of his girl, and came over.
With every roll of the ship the long rows of sitting Celestials would sway forward brokenly, and her headlong dives knocked together the line of shaven polls from end to end.
Raskolnikov refused the water with his hand, and softly and brokenly, but distinctly said:
Heart brokenly missed by her Husband John, Sons Mark and Kyle and Daughter Sarah, also Grandchildren Mitchell, Ryan, Kjha, and Bethany, Great Granddaughter Lita-May and Sister Ann.
Investigating maps from 1966 to date suggests that urban development is complied with a quite radial structure during 1956-1976, but after mentioned period and especially after revolution of urbanization and physical extension of the city do not all owe urban management to think of preparing urbanism plans and mostly, developments were done brokenly and out of form and basic structure of the (radial) city [3].