crushed
crushed crushed adj. 1. treated so as to have a permanently wrinkled appearance; -- of fabrics; as, crushed velvet. [WordNet 1.5]

2. utterly defeated.

Syn: subdued. [WordNet 1.5]

3. brought low in condition or status by confusion, humiliation, or severe disappointment.

Syn: broken, humbled, humiliated, low. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

4. broken or pounded into small fragments; used of e.g. ore or stone. paved with crushed bluestone

Syn: ground. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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