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lacerated

[ las-uh-rey-tid ]
/ ˈlæs əˌreɪ tɪd /
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adjective

mangled; jagged; torn.
pained; wounded; tortured: lacerated sensibilities.
Botany, Zoology. having the edge variously cut as if torn into irregular segments, as a leaf.

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Origin of lacerated

First recorded in 1600–10; lacerate + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM lacerated

un·lac·er·at·ed, adjective
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Medical definitions for lacerated

lacerated
[ lăsə-rā′tĭd ]

adj.

Cut or wounded in a jagged manner.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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