Definition of broken in English:

broken

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Pronunciation: /ˈbrəʊk(ə)n
 
/
past participle of break1

adjective

Derivatives

brokenly

adverb
More example sentences
  • ‘If only,’ he sobs brokenly, ‘if only I had taken him out more when I had the chance…‘
  • She covered her face with her hands and cried brokenly.
  • Apart from sign language, she kept struggling to express herself with her voice, though brokenly and unclearly.

brokenness

Pronunciation: /ˈbrəʊk(ə)nnɪs/
noun
More example sentences
  • But years passed before he fully grasped the greatness of God's love, before he truly dealt with his brokenness and became the man, the husband and the father that God intended him to be.
  • A poor neighborhood is visually and fundamentally recognized by chaos, noise, dirt, brokenness and a lack of resources.
  • I want to live among the broken, because I too am broken, and I believe it's only in our brokenness that we find freedom and hope.

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