Definition of Sacked

1. Adjective. Having been robbed and destroyed by force and violence. "The raped countryside"

Exact synonyms: Despoiled, Pillaged, Raped, Ravaged
Similar to: Destroyed



Definition of Sacked

1. Verb. (past of sack) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sacked

1. sack [v] - See also: sack

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sacked

sack out
sack race
sack races
sack up
sackable
sackage
sackages
sackbut
sackbuts
sackcloth
sackcloth and ashes
sackclothed
sackcloths
sacked (current term)
sacked out
sacker
sackers
sacket
sackful
sackfuls
sacking
sackings
sackless
sacklike
sackload
sackloads
sacks
sacksful

Literary usage of Sacked

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

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"In December, 546, the city was captured, through the treachery of the Isaurian soldiery, and once more sacked. Totila, obliged to set out for the south, ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"In December, 546, the city was captured, through the treachery of the Isaurian soldiery, and once more sacked. Totila, obliged to set out for the south, ..."

3. The History of England from the Accession of James II by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay, Henry Hart Milman (1865)
"His house was therefore sacked without mercy; and a noble library, which he had collected, perished in the flames. His only comfort was that the host in his ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... as Knox calls them, did not stop till they had sacked and laid in ruins the houses of the Dominican and Franciscan friars and the Carthusian monastery. ..."

5. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1902)
"But the people were excited; they sacked the Medici palace, ably assisted by French officers already in the town, on the improbable pretext that the Medici ..."

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