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Adjective
/ˈbrōkən/,
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Having been fractured or damaged and no longer in one piece or in working order,
  1. Having been fractured or damaged and no longer in one piece or in working order
    • - a broken arm
  2. Rejected, defeated, or despairing
    • - he went to his grave a broken man
    • - a broken heart
  3. Sick or weakened
    • - broken health
  4. (of a relationship) Ended, typically by betrayal or faithlessness
    • - a broken marriage
  5. Disrupted or divided
    • - broken families
  6. (of an agreement or promise) Not observed by one of the parties involved

  7. Having gaps or intervals that break a continuity
    • - a broken white line across the road
  8. Having an uneven and rough surface
    • - broken ground
  9. (of speech or a language) Spoken falteringly and with many mistakes, as by a foreigner
    • - a young man talking in broken Italian
  10. Spoken haltingly, as if overcome by emotion
    • - he whispered in a broken voice

  1. physically and forcibly separated into pieces or cracked or split; "a broken mirror"; "a broken tooth"; "a broken leg"; "his neck is broken"
  2. subdued or brought low in condition or status; "brought low"; "a broken man"; "his broken spirit"
  3. (especially of promises or contracts) having been violated or disregarded; "broken (or unkept) promises"; "broken contracts"
  4. tamed or trained to obey; "a horse broken to the saddle"; "this old nag is well broken in"
  5. topographically very uneven; "broken terrain"; "rugged ground"
  6. imperfectly spoken or written; "broken English"
  7. In computer-based text processing and digital typesetting, a non-breaking space or no-break space (NBSP) is a variant of the space character that prevents an automatic line break (line wrap) at its position. ...
  8. 12 Stones is the eponymous debut album from the American rock band 12 Stones. It was released on April 23, 2002 by Wind-up Records.
  9. Broken (informally known as The Broken Movie) is a 1993 horror musical short film/long form music video filmed and directed by Peter Christopherson, based on a scenario by Trent Reznor, the founder of the industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails. ...
  10. Broken is a 2007 film by director Alan White, starring Heather Graham and Jeremy Sisto. The film had a poor run in theatres and was released to DVD less than two months after its theatrical release.
  11. Broken (And Other Rogue States) is Luke Doucet's third album. The album was released in 2005 in Canada. A break-up album, Broken focused on the heartbreak of a failed relationship. Broken was nominated for a 2006 Juno nominated for a Juno Award in the Adult Alternative Album of the Year category.
  12. The Best of Bruce Dickinson is a compilation album released in 2001 by Bruce Dickinson. Two versions were released; a single disc version and a second version with a bonus disc. On the front cover, the album title is imposed upon the seal of the demon Astaroth.
  13. Fragmented, in separate pieces; Having the bone in pieces, fractured; Split or ruptured; Not working properly; Completely defeated and dispirited; Grammatically non-standard, especially as a result of being a non-native speaker; Having no money, bankrupt, broke; Disconnected, no longer open ...
  14. (break) An instance of breaking something into two pieces; A physical space that opens up in something or between two things; A short section of music, often between verses, in which some performers stop while others continue; A rest or pause, usually from work; a breaktime; A temporary split ( ...
  15. (broke) Simple past of break; The sentence of a court martial which deprived an officer of his commission'; Lacking money; bankrupt; Broken
  16. (BROKENNESS) emotionally distressed over sorrow, or sin; contrite spirit; softhearted vessel before God (Psalm 31:12).
  17. (Brokens) A technical training session where athletes make their way down the course in short sections, stopping for a break after each one.
  18. (Break) Distinct variation in otherwise constant stretches of cover, structure, or bottom type. Basically anything that “breaks up” the underwater terrain.
  19. (Break) The tendency of a putted ball to roll left or right of a straight line.  This deviation may be a result of a number of factors or combination of factors including uneven surface, grain of the grass, how firmly the putt is struck or, in extreme circumstances, wind.
  20. (Break) a transitional passage in which a soloist plays unaccompanied.
  21. (break) (1) To interrupt the sending of a message and take control of the circuit at the receiving end. (2) An interruption in continuity.
  22. (break) a change in direction of a pitch, after it is bounced by the pitcher.
  23. (break) A Java^TM programming language keyword used to resume program execution at the statement immediately following the current statement. If followed by a label, the program resumes execution at the labeled statement.^1
  24. (Break) when a team quickly advances the ball down the field in an attempt to get its players near the opponent's goal before the defenders have a chance to retreat; also called an advantage.
  25. (Break) There are some areas which are likely to lead to a break if struck properly. This includes the 'loose rib', the philtrum and the top of the skull (soft-spot).