Definitions of broken:
  • adjective:   weakened and infirm
    Example: "Broken health resulting from alcoholism"
  • adjective:   thrown into a state of disarray or confusion
    Example: "Troops fleeing in broken ranks"
  • adjective:   imperfectly spoken or written
    Example: "Broken English"
  • adjective:   subdued or brought low in condition or status
    Example: "A broken man"
  • adjective:   topographically very uneven
    Example: "Broken terrain"
  • adjective:   tamed or trained to obey
    Example: "A horse broken to the saddle"
  • adjective:   physically and forcibly separated into pieces or cracked or split; or legally or emotionally destroyed
    Example: "A broken mirror"
  • adjective:   (especially of promises or contracts) having been violated or disregarded
    Example: "Broken (or unkept) promises"
  • adjective:   not continuous in space, time, or sequence or varying abruptly
    Example: "Broken lines of defense"
  • adjective:   lacking a part or parts
    Example: "A broken set of encyclopedia"
  • adjective:   discontinuous
    Example: "Broken clouds"
  • adjective:   out of working order (`busted' is an informal substitute for `broken')
    Example: "A broken washing machine"
  • adjective:   destroyed financially
    Example: "The broken fortunes of the family"

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