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1. torn [ a ] having edges that are jagged from injury

Used in print:

(Bruce Palmer, "My Brother's Keeper", Many Are...)

Men were slaughtered every_day , tumbled into eternity like so many torn parcels flung down a portable chute .

Synonyms torn mangled lacerated lacerate Related Terms injured

2. torn [ a ] disrupted by the pull of contrary forces
Examples: "torn between love and hate" "torn by conflicting loyalties" "torn by religious dissensions"

Used in print:

(Louis Zara, Dark Rider....)

He was torn between the excitement in the sun inflamed waters and a little engine chugging northward on the Monticello_Branch .

(Guy Endore, Voltaire! Voltaire!...)

And thus torn between his desire to be known as the composer of a successful opera and the necessity of remaining true to his proclaimed desire for anonymity , Rousseau suffered through several painful weeks .

Synonyms torn Related Terms divided

3. torn [ a ] shattered or torn up or torn apart violently as by e.g. wind or lightning or explosive
Examples: "an old blasted apple tree" "a tree rent by lightning" "cities torn by bombs" "earthquake-torn streets"

Used in print:

(Octavia Waldo, A Cup of the Sun....)

One lithe leg straddled the railing and swung loosely before the creaking , torn pales .

Synonyms torn rent ripped blasted Related Terms damaged

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