/ (ˈʃætɪd) /

  1. broken into many small pieces

  2. impaired or destroyed

  1. dumbfounded or thoroughly upset

  2. informal tired out or exhausted

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How to use shattered in a sentence

  • shattered bulwarks, ragged rents in the hulls, sails in tatters and drooping cordage told the story of the desperate battle.

  • shattered as were the bows of the wreck, he had succeeded in saving the two cat-heads with their three pulley-blocks.

    Toilers of the Sea | Victor Hugo
  • shattered cars and splintered lances, hewed and ready for the fire, Piled and ranged in perfect order into many a funeral pyre.

    Maha-bharata | Anonymous
  • shattered by the scorn of the Puritans, the stage had not dared to raise its arm for a blow.

    The English Stage | Augustin Filon
  • shattered by grief and misfortune he returned to England, where his enemies had planned his certain downfall.

    The White Doe | Sallie Southall Cotten