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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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Critique: A candid, absorbing, thought-provoking, and compelling read from beginning to end, "The Broken Places" is a deftly crafted and intensely personal memoir that is very highly recommended for both community and academic library American Biography collections.
Cranston's car was broken into back in December in what police called a random robbery.
When the corner feels that his cushion has been broken by the receiver pushing vertical up field, the corner must turn, open at (180) and go, staying on the inside hip of the receiver.
Rusedski saved a set point on his own serve at 5-3 and responded by breaking back to level the set at 5-5 but, just as before, Rusedski lost the momentum and was broken. The 24-year-old closed out the set just inside an hour.
"We ended up, at the end of a couple of hours, with broken spaghetti all over the kitchen and no real good theory about why spaghetti breaks in three," Hillis recalls, as quoted in the book No Ordinary Genius by Christopher Sykes (1994, W.W.
Would the history of Watergate--a story broken by reporters told by Deep Throat to "follow the money--have been significantly changed had Caddy remained the burglars' attorney?
Time travel was once considered only the realm of science fiction: in Breaking The Time Barrier, Jenny Randles reveals recent experiments which are showing the time barrier may indeed be broken. Breaking The Time Barrier: The Race To Build The First Time Machine documents the evolution of research that began about a century ago, in which scientists from Marconi to Edison worked to create a real time machine.
"As far as I can see, hazardous waste is not removed from any of the ships before they're sent to Asia to be broken up," says Frank Stuer-Lauridsen, a Cowi biologist.
"If a window...is broken and is left unrepaired, all the rest of the windows will soon be broken." So conjectured James Q.
Christian: I've gotten my heart broken a few times on various occasions.