Synonyms of 'broken'
1 interruptedDictionary, disturbed, incomplete
nights of broken sleep
He's had an interrupted training season.
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 failedDictionary, ruined, wrecked
the traumas of a broken marriage
3 imperfectDictionary, halting, hesitating
Eric could only respond in broken English.
4 smashedDictionary, destroyed, burst
Damp air came through the broken window.
5 defectiveDictionary, not working, ruined
a broken guitar and a rusty snare drum
7 defeatedDictionary, beaten, crushed
He looked a broken man.
8 fracturedDictionary, cracked, splintered
He escaped with a broken leg.
a cracked mirror
9 cutDictionary, wounded, pierced
The broken skin became infected.
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An abortive attempt or action is unsuccessful.
an abortive attempt to prevent him from taking office
They had looked a beaten side with just seven minutes left.
Thesaurus for broken from the Collins English Thesaurus
Broken is the past participle of → break .