Synonyms of 'broken'
interruptednights of broken sleep
A toe injury caused her six weeks of interrupted training.
incomplete, , ,
Some offices had incomplete information on spending.
After three hours of intermittent rain, the game was abandoned.
The extant volume is fragmentary.
My husband's work was so spasmodic.
the discontinuous nature of the country's economic development
2 (adjective) the traumas of a broken marriage
(of the speech of a foreigner) imperfectly spokenEric could only respond in broken English.
fractured, smashed, or splinteredDamp air came through the broken window.
not functioninga broken guitar and a rusty snare drum
Retailers can return defective merchandise.
not working, ,
We live in an imperfect world.
out of order,
The espresso machine is out of order.
on the blink (slang),
an old TV that's on the blink
on its last legs,
Her film career was kaput.
(of a promise or contract) violatedHistory is made up of broken promises.
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not kept, , , , , ,
exhausted or weakened, as through ill-health or misfortuneHe looked a broken man.
fractured, smashed, or splinteredHe escaped with a broken leg.
a cracked mirror
9 (adjective) The broken skin became infected.
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in the sense of abortive
failing to achieve its purpose
an abortive attempt to prevent him from taking office
in the sense of beaten
They had looked a beaten side with just seven minutes left.
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Thesaurus for broken from the Collins English Thesaurus