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bro·ken

broken

 
pronunciation:
bro kihn
parts of speech:
adjective, verb
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: cracked or smashed into separate pieces, or no longer able to function.
Be careful of the broken glass on the floor!The radio is broken, so we can't listen to music.
 
antonyms:
entire, intact, operational, working
similar words:
on the blink, out of commission
definition 2: cracked or fractured.
a broken leg
antonyms:
entire, intact
definition 3: breached or violated.
a broken promise
antonyms:
intact, kept, unbroken
definition 4: in low vitality; weakened; exhausted.
broken health
definition 5: tamed into submission.
a broken horse
antonyms:
unbroken
similar words:
tame
definition 6: imperfectly spoken.
broken French
antonyms:
perfect
definition 7: devastated by sorrow.
a broken heart
definition 8: fragmented.
a broken family
antonyms:
intact, unbroken
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part of speech: verb
definition: past participle of break.
derivations: brokenly (adv.), brokenness (n.)