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broken

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of broken

  1. 1 forcibly separated into many pieces a broken vase that could not be repaired Synonyms of broken busted, fractured, fragmented, shattered, smashed Words Related to broken blasted, detonated, exploded; cracked, slivered, splintered, split; collapsed, imploded; demolished, destroyed, devastated, pulverized, ruinate, ruined, wrecked; damaged, defaced, disintegrated, dynamited, mangled, mutilated; eradicated, exterminated, extirpated, obliterated, wiped out; breakable, brittle, delicate, fragile, frail, frangible Near Antonyms of broken fixed, healed, mended, patched, rebuilt, reconstructed, repaired; infrangible, unbreakable Antonyms of broken unbroken

  2. 2 having an uneven edge or outline the broken rim of the antique vase greatly reduces its value Synonyms of broken ragged, craggy, jagged, scraggly, scraggyWords Related to broken saw-toothed, serrate, serrated; harsh, rough, roughened, rugged; bumpy, coarse, irregular, nonuniformNear Antonyms of broken regular, uniform; flat, flush, level, planeAntonyms of broken clean, even, smooth, soft, unbroken

  3. 3 not having a level or smooth surface that portion of the hiking trail consists of a long, broken mountain ridge Synonyms of broken uneven, bumpy, coarse, irregular, jagged, lumpy, pebbly, ragged, rough, roughened, rugged, scraggyWords Related to broken lopsided, unbalanced; inexact, unaligned; rutted, rutty, undulating, undulatory, wavy; pitted, pocked; knobbly, knobby, knurled, knurly, nubbly, nubby; burred, harsh, sandpapery, scraggly, scratchy; nonuniformNear Antonyms of broken exact, uniform; aligned (also alined), regular, true; horizontal, tabular; plumb, straight, vertical; flushAntonyms of broken even, flat, level, plane, smooth



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