Definition of Crushed

1. Adjective. Treated so as to have a permanently wrinkled appearance. "Crushed velvet"

Similar to: Rough, Unsmooth

2. Adjective. Subdued or brought low in condition or status. "His broken spirit"
Exact synonyms: Broken, Humbled, Humiliated, Low
Similar to: Humble
Derivative terms: Lowness

Definition of Crushed

1. Verb. (past of crush) ¹

2. Adjective. pulverised, rendered into small, disconnected fragments. ¹

3. Adjective. Broken, saddened, depressed ¹

4. Adjective. (not comparable textiles) Of a fabric, having the appearance of having been crushed. ¹

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Definition of Crushed

1. crush [v] - See also: crush

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crushed

crush hat
crush kidney
crush out
crush party
crush pen
crush pens
crush room
crush rooms
crush syndrome
crushed (current term)
crushed leather
crushed rock
crushed sugar
crushed sugars
crusher gauge

Literary usage of Crushed

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report by Illinois Highway Commission (1913)
"EXTENT OF DISTRIBUTION OF crushed STONE. A study of the following tables will show that during 1910 applications for crushed stone were received from 53 ..."

2. Bulletin Mount Ve (1906)
"The usual sizes to which crushed stone is separated are 21/2 inch, 1 inch, ... In making a gravel or crushed stone road the fundamental parts of a road must ..."

3. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1903)
"A crushed FLOWER. BY FH PALMER. I know not why a thing so passing fair As this sweet flower which I found today Should yield its fragrance to the desert air ..."

4. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce (1916)
"We crushed him to death! Fiend! The door slammed behind her. Mr Casey, freeing his arms from his holders, suddenly bowed his head on his hands with a sob of ..."

5. The Era of the Protestant Revolution by Frederic Seebohm, George Park Fisher (1891)
"The movement crushed at Florence. PT. n. with his spirit of religious reform. But the movement at Florence was now thoroughly crushed. ..."

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