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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of shatter.
- adj. physically broken into pieces
- adj. emotionally defeated or dispirited
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- adj. ruined or disrupted
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Despite her stoutness, she suffered from what she called shattered nerves.
The calling of his name shattered the last of the druid’s calm.
Out of nowhere, a forceful shout in Spanish shattered the quiet, "Stop."
"McCain shattered his knee and broke both arms when he was shot down over North Vietnam in 1967," according to the Times story.
Some of them are psychologically shattered from the mistreatment they got, locked up in basements or wherever, kind of the Jose Padillas of the animal world.
The beauty that this war shattered, is always present.
Brendan Chellis, a computer server engineer at Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield on the 30th floor of the World Trade Center One, was walking toward the building when the glass revolving doors shattered from the impact of the first plane.
After he left, his visions of record books bearing his name shattered, we all gathered over the huge skull, and made checks of our own.
Almost all the ingredients that made the "RD" a masterpiece are cleverly shattered from the very introduction of the book and the introduction of wormhole travel as a colonization mean.
Early on the 22nd of September the poor wretched VANGUARD, as he called his shattered vessel, appeared in sight of Naples.