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Broken vs. Skint

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Brokenverb

inflection of break||past|part

Skintadjective

Penniless, poor, impecunious, broke.

Brokenadjective

Fragmented, in separate pieces.

Skintadjective

(slang) skinned

Brokenadjective

Fractured; having the bone in pieces.

‘My arm is broken!’; ‘the ground was littered with broken bones’;

Skintadjective

lacking funds;

‘`skint' is a British slang term’;

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Brokenadjective

(of skin) Split or ruptured.

‘A dog bit my leg and now the skin is broken.’;

Brokenadjective

Dashed, made up of short lines with small gaps between each one and the next.

Brokenadjective

(of sleep) Interrupted; not continuous.

Brokenadjective

Five-eighths to seven-eighths obscured by clouds; incompletely covered by clouds.

‘Tomorrow: broken skies.’;

Brokenadjective

having periods of silence scattered throughout; not regularly continuous.

Brokenadjective

Breached; violated; not kept.

‘broken promises of neutrality’; ‘broken vows’; ‘the broken covenant’;

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Brokenadjective

Non-functional; not functioning properly.

‘I think my doorbell is broken.’;

Brokenadjective

Disconnected, no longer open or carrying traffic.

Brokenadjective

Badly designed or implemented.

‘This is the most broken application I've seen in a long time.’;

Brokenadjective

Grammatically non-standard, especially as a result of being produced by a non-native speaker.

Brokenadjective

Not having gone in the way intended; saddening.

‘Oh man! That is just broken!’;

Brokenadjective

Completely defeated and dispirited; shattered; destroyed.

‘The bankruptcy and divorce, together with the death of his son, left him completely broken.’;

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Brokenadjective

Having no money; bankrupt, broke.

Brokenadjective

(of land) Uneven.

Brokenadjective

Overpowered; overly powerful; too powerful.

Brokenadjective

Separated into parts or pieces by violence; divided into fragments; as, a broken chain or rope; a broken dish.

Brokenadjective

Disconnected; not continuous; also, rough; uneven; as, a broken surface.

Brokenadjective

Fractured; cracked; disunited; sundered; strained; apart; as, a broken reed; broken friendship.

Brokenadjective

Made infirm or weak, by disease, age, or hardships.

‘The one being who remembered him as he been before his mind was broken.’; ‘The broken soldier, kindly bade to stay,Sat by his fire, and talked the night away.’;

Brokenadjective

Subdued; humbled; contrite.

‘The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit.’;

Brokenadjective

Subjugated; trained for use, as a horse.

Brokenadjective

Crushed and ruined as by something that destroys hope; blighted.

Brokenadjective

Not carried into effect; not adhered to; violated; as, a broken promise, vow, or contract; a broken law.

Brokenadjective

Ruined financially; incapable of redeeming promises made, or of paying debts incurred; as, a broken bank; a broken tradesman.

Brokenadjective

Imperfectly spoken, as by a foreigner; as, broken English; imperfectly spoken on account of emotion; as, to say a few broken words at parting.

‘Amidst the broken words and loud weeping of those grave senators.’;

Brokenadjective

physically and forcibly separated into pieces or cracked or split; or legally or emotionally destroyed;

‘a broken mirror’; ‘a broken tooth’; ‘a broken leg’; ‘his neck is broken’; ‘children from broken homes’; ‘a broken marriage’; ‘a broken heart’;

Brokenadjective

not continuous in space, time, or sequence or varying abruptly;

‘broken lines of defense’; ‘a broken cable transmission’; ‘broken sleep’; ‘tear off the stub above the broken line’; ‘a broken note’; ‘broken sobs’;

Brokenadjective

subdued or brought low in condition or status;

‘brought low’; ‘a broken man’; ‘his broken spirit’;

Brokenadjective

(especially of promises or contracts) having been violated or disregarded;

‘broken (or unkept) promises’; ‘broken contracts’;

Brokenadjective

tamed or trained to obey;

‘a horse broken to the saddle’; ‘this old nag is well broken in’;

Brokenadjective

topographically very uneven;

‘broken terrain’; ‘rugged ground’;

Brokenadjective

imperfectly spoken or written;

‘broken English’;

Brokenadjective

thrown into a state of disarray or confusion;

‘troops fleeing in broken ranks’; ‘a confused mass of papers on the desk’; ‘the small disordered room’; ‘with everything so upset’;

Brokenadjective

weakened and infirm;

‘broken health resulting from alcoholism’;

Brokenadjective

destroyed financially;

‘the broken fortunes of the family’;

Brokenadjective

out of working order (`busted' is an informal substitute for `broken');

‘a broken washing machine’; ‘the coke machine is broken’; ‘the coke machine is busted’;

Brokenadjective

discontinuous;

‘broken clouds’; ‘broken sunshine’;

Brokenadjective

lacking a part or parts;

‘a broken set of encyclopedia’;

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