Word:

Broken

Bro´ken   Pronunciation: brō´k'n
a.1.Separated into parts or pieces by violence; divided into fragments; as, a broken chain or rope; a broken dish.
2.Disconnected; not continuous; also, rough; uneven; as, a broken surface.
3.Fractured; cracked; disunited; sundered; strained; apart; as, a broken reed; broken friendship.
4.Made infirm or weak, by disease, age, or hardships.
The one being who remembered him as he been before his mind was broken.
- G. Eliot.
The broken soldier, kindly bade to stay,
Sat by his fire, and talked the night away.
- Goldsmith.
5.Subdued; humbled; contrite.
The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit.
- Ps. li. 17.
6.Subjugated; trained for use, as a horse.
7.Crushed and ruined as by something that destroys hope; blighted.
8.Not carried into effect; not adhered to; violated; as, a broken promise, vow, or contract; a broken law.
9.Ruined financially; incapable of redeeming promises made, or of paying debts incurred; as, a broken bank; a broken tradesman.
10.Imperfectly spoken, as by a foreigner; as, broken English; imperfectly spoken on account of emotion; as, to say a few broken words at parting.
Amidst the broken words and loud weeping of those grave senators.
- Macaulay.
Broken ground
a - (Mil.) Rough or uneven ground; as, the troops were retarded in their advance by broken ground.
b - Ground recently opened with the plow.
Broken line
(Geom.) the straight lines which join a number of given points taken in some specified order.
Broken meat
fragments of meat or other food.
Broken number
a fraction.
Broken weather
unsettled weather.
Adj.1.broken - physically and forcibly separated into pieces or cracked or split; or legally or emotionally destroyed; "a broken mirror"; "a broken tooth"; "a broken leg"; "his neck is broken"; "children from broken homes"; "a broken marriage"; "a broken heart"
Antonyms:
unbroken - not broken; whole and intact; in one piece; "fortunately the other lens is unbroken"
2.broken - not continuous in space, time, or sequence or varying abruptly; "broken lines of defense"; "a broken cable transmission"; "broken sleep"; "tear off the stub above the broken line"; "a broken note"; "broken sobs"
Antonyms:
unbroken - marked by continuous or uninterrupted extension in space or time or sequence; "cars in an unbroken procession"; "the unbroken quiet of the afternoon"
3.broken - subdued or brought low in condition or status; "brought low"; "a broken man"; "his broken spirit"
4.broken - (especially of promises or contracts) having been violated or disregarded; "broken (or unkept) promises"; "broken contracts"
Synonyms: unkept
Antonyms:
kept, unbroken - (especially of promises or contracts) not violated or disregarded; "unbroken promises"; "promises kept"
5.broken - tamed or trained to obey; "a horse broken to the saddle"; "this old nag is well broken in"
Synonyms: broken in
6.broken - topographically very uneven; "broken terrain"; "rugged ground"
Synonyms: rugged
7.broken - imperfectly spoken or written; "broken English"
8.broken - thrown into a state of disarray or confusion; "troops fleeing in broken ranks"; "a confused mass of papers on the desk"; "the small disordered room"; "with everything so upset"
9.broken - weakened and infirm; "broken health resulting from alcoholism"
10.broken - destroyed financially; "the broken fortunes of the family"
11.broken - out of working order (`busted' is an informal substitute for `broken'); "a broken washing machine"; "the coke machine is broken"; "the coke machine is busted"
Synonyms: busted
12.broken - discontinuous; "broken clouds"; "broken sunshine"
13.broken - lacking a part or parts; "a broken set of encyclopedia"
broken - Not working properly (of programs).
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Brog
Brogan
Broggle
Broglie
Brogue
Brogues
Broid
Broider
Broiderer
Broidery
Broil
broiled
Broiler
Broiling
Brokage
Broke
-- Broken --
broken arch
broken arrow
Broken breast
Broken ground
broken in
Broken line
Broken meat
Broken number
Broken weather
Broken wind
Broken-backed
Broken-bellied
broken-down
broken-field
Broken-hearted
Broken-winded
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