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tr.v. lac·er·at·ed, lac·er·at·ing, lac·er·ates
1. To rip, cut, or tear.
2. To cause deep emotional pain to; distress.
adj. (-rĭt, -rāt′)
1. Torn; mangled.
2. Wounded.
3. Having jagged, deeply cut edges: lacerate leaves.

[Middle English laceraten, from Latin lacerāre, lacerāt-, from lacer, torn.]
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having edges that are jagged or torn(of feelings, etc) hurt or injured
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(ˈlæs əˌreɪ tɪd)

1. mangled; torn.
2. pained; distressed.
3. Biol. having jagged edges, as certain leaves.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.lacerated - irregularly slashed and jagged as if torn; "lacerate leaves"
rough - of the margin of a leaf shape; having the edge cut or fringed or scalloped
2.lacerated - having edges that are jagged from injurylacerated - having edges that are jagged from injury
injured - harmed; "injured soldiers"; "injured feelings"
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[ˈlæsəreɪtɪd] adj [skin, body, flesh] → lacéré(e)
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