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smashed

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 forcibly separated into many pieces
  • the smashed figurine left bits of china all over the rug

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2 slang being under the influence of alcohol
  • on his 21st birthday, he went out and got smashed—before wrapping his car around a tree

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smashed

verb
past tense of smash

Synonyms & Antonyms of smashed (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to cause to break with violence and much noise
  • the drunken guest deliberately smashed a glass against the brick fireplace

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2 to cause to break open or into pieces by or as if by an explosive
  • the firecracker smashed the clay pot

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3 to bring to a complete end the physical soundness, existence, or usefulness of
  • the invading troops smashed the resistance and went on to conquer the country

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4 to come into usually forceful contact with something
  • we nearly smashed into each other on the skating rink

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The first known use of smashed was circa 1959

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“Smashed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/smashed. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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