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shattered

adjective uk   /ˈʃæt.əd/ us    /ˈʃæt̬.ɚd/

shattered adjective (BROKEN)

broken into very small pieces: Shattered glass lay all over the road.

shattered adjective (UPSET)

C2 extremely upset: The family were shattered at the news of Annabel's suicide.

shattered adjective (TIRED)

C2 UK informal extremely tired: By the time I got home, I was shattered.
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