adjective see lacerate II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • lacerated — adj. torn roughly; of skin. Syn: mangled, torn. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lacerated — index broken (fractured) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Lacerated — Lacerate Lac er*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lacerated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lacerating}.] [L. laceratus, p. p. of lacerare to lacerate, fr. lacer mangled, lacerated; cf. Gr. ? a rent, rending, ? to tear; perh. akin to E. slay.] To tear; to rend; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lacerated — Lacerate Lac er*ate, Lacerated Lac er*a ted, p. a. [L. laceratus, p. p.] 1. Rent; torn; mangled; as, a lacerated wound. [1913 Webster] By each other s fury lacerate Southey. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot. & Zo[ o]l.) Jagged, or slashed irregularly, at… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lacerated — /las euh ray tid/, adj. 1. mangled; jagged; torn. 2. pained; wounded; tortured: lacerated sensibilities. 3. Bot., Zool. having the edge variously cut as if torn into irregular segments, as a leaf. [1600 10; LACERATE + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • lacerated — adj. [L. lacer, torn] Having edges jagged or irregular …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • lacerated — Torn; rent; having a ragged edge. [L. lacero, pp. atus, to tear to pieces] * * * lac·er·at·ed (lasґər āt″əd) [L. lacerare to tear] torn; mangled; wounded by a jagged instrument …   Medical dictionary

  • lacerated — Synonyms and related words: afflicted, aggravated, agonized, battlemented, broken, burned, burst, busted, checked, chipped, chopped, clawed, cleft, cloven, convulsed, cracked, crazed, crenate, crenated, crenellated, crenulate, crucified, cut,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • lacerated — adj. torn, ripped, mangled; injured, damaged; jagged lac·er·ate || læsÉ™reɪt v. tear, mangle, rip; injure, hurt (emotionally or physically) adj. torn, ripped, mangled; injured, damaged; jagged …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lacerated — adj 1. torn, rent, cut, slit, slashed, gashed, split, jagged, ragged, jaggy, erose; mangled, mutilated, damaged, impaired. 2. wounded, bruised, hurt, injured, harmed; pained, aching, tortured, tormented, agonized …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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