Archaic or Literary. separated or divided into parts or broken to pieces: In Austria’s coat of arms, freedom is signified by a sundered iron chain ringing both talons of a black, red-tongued eagle.
the simple past tense and past participle of sunder.
- un·sun·dered, adjective
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How to use sundered in a sentence
It has been the author of the trauma of thousands of our soldiers, their limbs left over there, their families sundered.
They accept with equanimity the true horror of aging alone, sundered from family and community.No Country for Old People: ‘Kings Point’ Exposes the Hidden Elder Crisis | Donald A. Davidoff | February 16, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Afterwards King Olaf let Kark be taken away thence, & his head be sundered from his trunk.The Sagas of Olaf Tryggvason and of Harald The Tyrant (Harald Haardraade) | Snorri Sturluson
You are mine now—body, soul, forever; for even in Paradise those who love are not sundered.God Wills It! | William Stearns Davis
At a later date political differences completely sundered them.The Life of Mazzini | Bolton King