battered beaten
ill-treated ill-treated adj. physically abused. [Narrower terms: {assaulted, molested, raped ; {battered, beaten ; {misunderstood ]

Syn: abused, maltreated, mistreated. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • battered beaten — mistreated mistreated adj. physically abused. [Narrower terms: {assaulted, molested, raped}; {battered, beaten}; {misunderstood ] Syn: abused, ill treated, maltreated. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • battered — attered adj. 1. In deplorable condition; as, the battered old Ford station wagon. Syn: beat up, beaten up, bedraggled, broken down, dilapidated, ramshackle, tumble down, unsound. [WordNet 1.5] 2. Hit or pounded repeatedly and violently with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • beaten-up — eaten up adj. worn by use into a deplorable condition. the beaten up old Ford Syn: battered, beat up, bedraggled, broken down, dilapidated, ramshackle, tumble down, unsound. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • beaten-up — adjective damaged by blows or hard usage a battered old car the beaten up old Ford • Syn: ↑battered, ↑beat up • Similar to: ↑damaged * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • battered beat-up beaten-up bedraggled broken-down dilapidated ramshackle tumble-down unsound — damaged damaged (d[a^]m [asl]jd), adj. 1. changed so as to reduce value, function, or other desirable trait; usually not used of persons. Opposite of {undamaged}. [Narrower terms: {battered, beat up, beaten up, bedraggled, broken down,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • beaten — adjective 1) the beaten team Syn: defeated, losing, unsuccessful, conquered, bettered, vanquished, trounced, routed, overcome, overwhelmed, overpowered, overthrown, bested, subdued, quashed, crushed, broken …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • battered — adjective a) Beaten up through a lot of use; in rough condition; weathered, beat up. b) Beaten repeatedly or consistently; beaten up …   Wiktionary

  • beaten-up — ADJ GRADED: ADJ n A beaten up car or other object is old and in bad condition. Her sandals were old and somewhat beaten up, but very comfortable. Syn: battered …   English dictionary

  • battered child syndrome — the array of physical injuries exhibited by young children who have been beaten repeatedly or otherwise abused by their parents or guardians. [1960 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • beaten — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Defeated] Syn. worsted, humbled, cowed, thwarted, bested, disappointed, frustrated, balked, circumvented, baffled, conquered, overthrown, subdued, subjugated, ruined, mastered, trounced, surmounted, undone, vanquished,… …   English dictionary for students

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