shattered


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shat·ter

 (shăt′ər)
v. shat·tered, shat·ter·ing, shat·ters
v.tr.
1. To cause to break or burst suddenly into pieces, as with a violent blow. See Synonyms at break.
2.
a. To damage seriously; disable: His health was shattered by the disease.
b. To cause the destruction or ruin of; destroy: The outcome of the conflict shattered our dreams of peace and prosperity.
v.intr.
To break into pieces; smash or burst: The glass shattered when it hit the floor.
n.
1. often shatters A fragment or splinter: a rare piece of porcelain now in shatters.
2. A scattering collection or spray of fragments: "A window broke into a shatter of glass" (Rosemund Pilcher).

[Middle English schateren, from Old English *sceaterian, to scatter.]

shat′ter·ing·ly adv.

shattered

(ˈʃætɪd)
adj
1. broken into many small pieces
2. impaired or destroyed
3. dumbfounded or thoroughly upset
4. informal tired out or exhausted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.shattered - ruined or disrupted; "our shattered dreams of peace and prosperity"; "a tattered remnant of its former strength"; "my torn and tattered past"
destroyed - spoiled or ruined or demolished; "war left many cities destroyed"; "Alzheimer's is responsible for her destroyed mind"

shattered

adjective
1. devastated, shocked, stunned, crushed, upset, overwhelmed, gutted (slang), traumatized, knocked sideways, knocked for six I am absolutely shattered to hear the news.
2. (Informal) exhausted, drained, worn out, spent, done in (informal), all in (slang), wiped out (informal), weary, knackered (slang), clapped out (Brit., Austral., & N.Z. informal), tired out, ready to drop, dog-tired (informal), zonked (slang), dead tired (informal), dead beat (informal), shagged out (Brit. slang), jiggered (informal) He was shattered and too tired to concentrate.
Translations
مُكَسَّر، مُحَطَّم، مُهَشَّم
otřesenýrozbitý
am Boden zerstört seinzertrümmert
meghiúsultösszetört
splundraîur; eyîilagîur
çok sarsılmışparça parça

shattered

[ˈʃætəd] ADJ
1. (= exhausted) → hecho polvo
2. (= grief-stricken) → trastornado, destrozado; (= aghast, overwhelmed) → abrumado, confundido

shattered

[ˈʃætərd] adj
(= devastated) → bouleversé(e)
(British) (= exhausted) → crevé(e)

shattered

[ˈʃætəd] adj (grief-stricken) → sconvolto/a (fam) (exhausted) → a pezzi, distrutto/a

shatter

(ˈʃӕtə) verb
1. to break in small pieces, usually suddenly or forcefully. The stone shattered the window; The window shattered.
2. to upset greatly. She was shattered by the news of his death.
ˈshattered adjective
References in classic literature ?
Near it tilted a shattered windmill frame, that had no wheel.
exclaimed Hester Prynne, fixing her deep eyes on the minister's, and instinctively exercising a magnetic power over a spirit so shattered and subdued that it could hardly hold itself erect.
In one part of the road leading to the church was found the saddle trampled in the dirt; the tracks of horses' hoofs deeply dented in the road, and evidently at furious speed, were traced to the bridge, beyond which, on the bank of a broad part oœ the brook, where the water ran deep and black, was found the hat of the unfortunate Ichabod, and close beside it a shattered pumpkin.
And when he would hear Tashtego singing out for him to produce himself, that his bones might be picked, the simple-witted Steward all but shattered the crockery hanging round him in the pantry, by his sudden fits of the palsy.
It was but some few days after encountering the Frenchman, that a most significant event befell the most insignificant of the Pequod's crew; an event most lamentable; and which ended in providing the sometimes madly merry and predestinated craft with a living and ever accompanying prophecy of whatever shattered sequel might prove her own.
Some of the horses had been so badly wounded that they could scarcely move from the loss of blood; other noble creatures were trying on three legs to drag themselves along, and others were struggling to rise on their fore feet, when their hind legs had been shattered by shot.
He starts, he lifts himself; and the bands are shattered, the burdens roll off him--he rises--towering, gigantic; he springs to his feet, he shouts in his newborn exultation--"
It was a wild, forsaken road, now winding through dreary pine barrens, where the wind whispered mournfully, and now over log causeways, through long cypress swamps, the doleful trees rising out of the slimy, spongy ground, hung with long wreaths of funeral black moss, while ever and anon the loathsome form of the mocassin snake might be seen sliding among broken stumps and shattered branches that lay here and there, rotting in the water.
The great peaks rose several thousand feet above the glaciers, and then, as now, shattered by sun and frost, poured down their showers of rocks and stones, in witness of which there are the immense piles of angular fragments that constitute the moraines of Ivrea.
Rochester and his doom; it bemoaned him with bitter pity; it demanded him with ceaseless longing; and, impotent as a bird with both wings broken, it still quivered its shattered pinions in vain attempts to seek him.
I fancy it knew me: it pushed its nose against mine by way of salute, and then hastened to devour the porridge; while I groped from step to step, collecting the shattered earthenware, and drying the spatters of milk from the banister with my pocket-handkerchief.
The second was littered with fragments of broken furniture, empty picture-frames of worm-eaten wood, shattered vases, boxes without covers, and books torn from their bindings.