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 ?
I was carried ashore, and while the evening meal was being prepared, I wandered to and fro along the rocky, shattered shore.
Now Umslopogaas stooped his shattered head, and kissed the Lily's little hand, then he held it in his own, and so they sat till the end --he without, resting his back against the rock, she within, lying on her side, her arm stretched through the little hole.
these walls - these ivy-clad arcades - These mouldering plinths - these sad and blackened shafts - These vague entablatures - this crumbling frieze - These shattered cornices - this wreck - this ruin - These stones - alas
One's own free unfettered choice, one's own caprice, however wild it may be, one's own fancy worked up at times to frenzy--is that very "most advantageous advantage" which we have overlooked, which comes under no classification and against which all systems and theories are continually being shattered to atoms.
At nine-and-twenty I was gaunt and gray; my nerves were shattered, my heart was broken; and my face showed it without let or hindrance from the spirit that was broken too.
Will stopped as if he had found himself grasping something that must not be thrown and shattered.
Upon the stranger's shears were beheld the shattered, white ribs, and some few splintered planks, of what had once been a whale-boat; but you now saw through this wreck, as plainly as you see through the peeled, half-unhinged, and bleaching skeleton of a horse.
Faintly now, And fainter beats the drum; for strength is shorn, And arrows spent, and bow-strings snapped, and swords Shattered.
The coffin fell to the floor, the glass was shattered to bits by the concussion.
But presently we came upon a district where shattered walls still raised their crumbling tops in sad silence above the grass-grown sepulchers of their fallen fellows.
Those who were non-experts in high explosives expected that every pane of glass in New York would be shattered.
Just beyond the doorway he found the passage completely clogged and choked by impenetrable masses of shattered rock.