1. broken

adjective. ['ˈbroʊkən'] physically and forcibly separated into pieces or cracked or split.


  • unsound
  • wholeness
  • injured
  • damaged
  • imperfect
  • unity


  • unbroken
  • sound
  • uninjured
  • perfect

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Words that Rhyme with Broken

  • softspoken
  • unspoken
  • outspoken
  • misspoken
  • michoacan
  • spoken
  • slocan
  • wolken
  • woken
  • token
  • loken
  • koken
  • kokan
  • jochen
  • goeken
  • bowcan

Example sentences of the word broken

1. Adjective
Walk around the tomato cage and inspect it thoroughly for broken wires.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Use a rolling pin to further crush the broken pieces, grinding it to powder.

3. Verb, past participle
If the fan in your vacuum motor is broken, it will need to be replaced.

Quotes containing the word broken

1. All that is gold does not glitter,Not all those who wander are lost;The old that is strong does not wither,Deep roots are not reached by the frost.From the ashes a fire shall be woken,A light from the shadows shall spring;Renewed shall be blade that was broken,The crownless again shall be king.
- J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

2. Life is all about evolution. What looks like a mistake to others has been a milestone in my life. Even if people have betrayed me, even if my heart was broken, even if people misunderstood or judged me, I have learned from these incidents. We are human and we make mistakes, but learning from them is what makes the difference.
- Amisha Patel

3. The human heart has hidden treasures, In secret kept, in silence sealed; The thoughts, the hopes, the dreams, the pleasures, Whose charms were broken if revealed.
- Charlotte Bronte

2. broken-down

adjective. in deplorable condition.


  • derelict
  • bedraggled
  • damaged
  • dilapidated
  • ramshackle
  • tumble-down


  • new
  • diligent
  • inhabited
  • clean

3. broken-backed

adjective. having the spine damaged.


  • preserved

4. broken

adjective. ['ˈbroʊkən'] subdued or brought low in condition or status.


  • humble
  • low
  • crushed
  • humbled


  • imperfection
  • nonhuman
  • unashamed
  • immodest

5. broken

adjective. ['ˈbroʊkən'] not continuous in space, time, or sequence or varying abruptly.


  • discontinuous
  • fitful
  • off-and-on
  • dotted
  • broken-field
  • interrupted
  • noncontinuous
  • halting


  • unbroken
  • plain
  • continued
  • fit

6. broken

adjective. ['ˈbroʊkən'] weakened and infirm.


  • reliable

7. broken

adjective. ['ˈbroʊkən'] discontinuous.


  • incompleteness

8. broken

adjective. ['ˈbroʊkən'] lacking a part or parts.


  • incomplete


  • completeness
  • fractional

9. broken

adjective. ['ˈbroʊkən'] (especially of promises or contracts) having been violated or disregarded.


  • continual

10. broken

adjective. ['ˈbroʊkən'] destroyed financially.


  • impoverished
  • wiped out


  • wholesome
  • healthy
  • sane