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Broken, torn or damaged - thesaurus

Synonyms

broken

adjective

a broken object has been damaged and is in two or more pieces

battered

adjective

old and slightly damaged

faulty

adjective

not working correctly or made correctly

fractured

adjective

broken, or cracked

flawed

adjective

spoiled by something such as a fault or mark, or lacking something

tattered

adjective

something that is tattered looks in very bad condition because parts of it have been torn

wrecked

adjective

very badly damaged or destroyed

war-torn

adjective

a war-torn country or place has been badly damaged by a war, especially a war that involves different groups from the same country

chipped

adjective

something that is chipped is damaged because a small piece has broken off its edge

squashed

adjective

damaged by being pressed or crushed

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apart

adjective

broken or divided into many different parts or pieces

battle-scarred

adjective

a battle-scarred person, object, or place shows clearly that they have been injured or damaged in a war

blasted

adjective

literary damaged by storms, heat, or lightning

bombed-out

adjective

destroyed by bombs

buggered

adjective

Britishimpolite broken

bust

adjective

informalBritish broken

cratered

adjective

covered with craters

dog-eared

adjective

a dog-eared page or book has been used so much that the corners or edges have become damaged or torn

down

adjective

used for saying that something is damaged or destroyed and falls to the ground

dud

adjective

British broken, useless, or not working correctly

duff

adjective

British useless, broken, or poor in quality

flattened

adjective

seriously damaged or completely destroyed, for example in a war

fraying at/around the edges

gradually being destroyed or becoming weaker

fucked

adjective

offensive an extremely offensive word that means completely broken or destroyed

fucked up

adjective

offensive an extremely offensive expression that means completely broken or in a very bad state

gutted

adjective

if a building is gutted, it is badly damaged or completely destroyed

hole

verb

if something is holed, something has made a hole or holes in it

honeycombed

adjective

full of holes or tunnels

in a state of collapse

badly damaged or broken

in shreds

severely damaged by being cut or torn

in shreds

completely spoiled

kaput

adjective

informal broken

knackered

adjective

Britishvery informal hurt, damaged, or destroyed

leaky

adjective

a leaky object or container has a hole or crack in it so that liquid or gas comes out of it

lost

adjective

completely destroyed

moth-eaten

adjective

damaged by moths

out of action

if something is out of action, it cannot be used, for example because it is broken or is being repaired or cleaned

perforated

adjective

containing a hole or a series of small holes in the surface

pitted

adjective

a pitted surface has small marks or holes in it

poleaxed

adjective

informal injured, or damaged

ragged

adjective

mainly literary torn and dirty

riddled

adjective

full of a lot of small holes, usually made by bullets

ruinous

adjective

formal severely damaged

scuffed

adjective

scuffed shoes have marks on them where they have been rubbed against a rough surface

shop-soiled

adjective

British shop-soiled goods are cheaper than normal because they are slightly damaged or dirty

shopworn

adjective

American if clothes or other goods in a store are shopworn, they look slightly damaged or dirty, especially because they have been used in a display

shot

adjective

informal injured, damaged, or destroyed

streaky

adjective

marked with streaks

stricken

adjective

damaged or destroyed by a bomb, fire, flood etc

time-worn

adjective

damaged or spoiled by being used a lot or by becoming old

to bits

into small pieces

torn

the past participle of tear

trashed

adjective

informal destroyed, or badly damaged

warped

adjective

bent or curved, usually because of damage by heat or water

washed-out

adjective

a washed-out road has been damaged so much by rain or a flood that people cannot drive on it

weather-beaten

adjective

damaged or made rough by being out for long periods in bad weather

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a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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