Synonyms of 'in tatters'
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1 raggedDictionary, torn, ripped
His jersey was left in tatters.
2 in ruinsDictionary, ruined, devastated
The economy was in tatters.
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If you are devastated by something, you are very shocked and upset by it.
He was devastated by the news of his friend's death.
`This business is finished,' he said sadly.
Thesaurus for in tatters from the Collins English Thesaurus
torn to pieces; in shreds