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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of shatter.
  • adjective physically broken into pieces
  • adjective emotionally defeated or dispirited

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  • adjective ruined or disrupted


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  • I envy the feeble old man

    Dozing there in the sun.

    When all you can do is done

    And life is a shattered plan,

    What is there better than

    Dozing in the sun?

    - Shaemas O Sheel, 'The Lover envies an Old Man'.

    October 4, 2008