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torn

[ tawrn, tohrn ]
/ tɔrn, toʊrn /
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verb
past participle of tear2.
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OTHER WORDS FROM torn

un·torn, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for torn

torn
/ (tɔːn) /

verb
the past participle of tear 1 (def. 2)
that's torn it British slang an unexpected event or circumstance has upset one's plans
adjective
split or cut
divided or undecided, as in preferencehe was torn between staying and leaving
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