fractured

adjective
frac·​tured | \ ˈfrak-chərd How to pronounce fractured (audio) , -shərd \

Definition of fractured

1 : having a crack or break : having suffered a fracture a fractured arm/skull/rib a fractured rock
2 : damaged or destroyed in a sudden or violent way fractured friendships
3 : imperfectly spoken or written : broken speaking fractured English/French

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First Known Use of fractured

1588, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of fractured was in 1588

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“Fractured.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fractured. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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fractured

adjective
How to pronounce fractured (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of fractured

: having a crack or break
: spoken with many mistakes : not fluent
: damaged or destroyed in a sudden or violent way

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