Textual thesaurus for "broken"

(adj) unkept

(especially of promises or contracts) having been violated or disregarded

broken (or unkept) promises; broken contracts

(adj) busted

out of working order (`busted' is an informal substitute for `broken')

a broken washing machine; the coke machine is broken; the coke machine is busted

(adj) impoverished, wiped out

destroyed financially

the broken fortunes of the family

(adj) disordered, confused, upset

thrown into a state of disarray or confusion

troops fleeing in broken ranks; a confused mass of papers on the desk; the small disordered room; with everything so upset

(adj) humbled, humiliated, crushed, low

subdued or brought low in condition or status

brought low; a broken man; his broken spirit

(adj) rugged

topographically very uneven

broken terrain; rugged ground

(adj) broken in

tamed or trained to obey

a horse broken to the saddle; this old nag is well broken in