Some articles on broken:
... Broken Bow is a city in McCurtain County, Oklahoma, United States ... It is named after Broken Bow, Nebraska, the former hometown of the city's founders, the Dierks brothers ...
... was a 16-gun brig-sloop launched in 1805 and broken up in 1816 ... HMS Oberon was an Odin-class submarine launched in 1926 and broken up in 1945 ... launched in 1959, sold in 1987 and broken up in 1991 ...
... Ships HMS Powerful was a 74-gun third rate launched in 1783 and broken up in 1812 ... She was used as a target from 1860 and was broken up by 1864 ... She was broken up in 1971 ...
... Crane is the subject of The Broken Tower, a 2011 American student film by the actor James Franco who wrote, directed, and starred in the film which was the Master thesis ... He loosely based his script on Paul Mariani's 1999 nonfiction book The Broken Tower A Life of Hart Crane ... Despite being a student film, The Broken Tower was shown at the Los Angeles Film Festival in 2011 and received DVD distribution in 2012 by Focus World Films ...
... A 2007 crime survey by CQ Press found Broken Arrow to be the 22nd safest city in the nation and the safest city in Oklahoma ... Broken Arrow was listed as #66 and #69 in Money Magazine's 2012 ... list of the 100 best places to live ... Broken Arrow was listed as one of the "Top 25 Affordable Suburbs in the South" by Business Week Magazine in 2007 ...
More definitions of "broken":
- (adj): Destroyed financially.
Example: "The broken fortunes of the family"
Synonyms: wiped out, impoverished
- (adj): Weakened and infirm.
Example: "Broken health resulting from alcoholism"
- (adj): Physically and forcibly separated into pieces or cracked or split; or legally or emotionally destroyed.
Example: "A broken mirror"; "a broken tooth"; "a broken leg"; "his neck is broken"; "children from broken homes"; "a broken marriage"; "a broken heart"
- (adj): (especially of promises or contracts) having been violated or disregarded.
Example: "Broken (or unkept) promises"; "broken contracts"
- (adj): Topographically very uneven.
Example: "Broken terrain"
- (adj): Not continuous in space, time, or sequence or varying abruptly.
Example: "Broken lines of defense"; "a broken cable transmission"; "broken sleep"; "tear off the stub above the broken line"; "a broken note"; "broken sobs"
- (adj): Tamed or trained to obey.
Example: "A horse broken to the saddle"; "this old nag is well broken in"
Synonyms: broken in
- (adj): Out of working order ('busted' is an informal substitute for 'broken').
Example: "A broken washing machine"; "the coke machine is broken"
- (adj): Discontinuous.
Example: "Broken clouds"; "broken sunshine"
- (adj): Imperfectly spoken or written.
Example: "Broken English"
- (adj): Thrown into a state of disarray or confusion.
Example: "Troops fleeing in broken ranks"
Synonyms: confused, disordered, upset
- (adj): Lacking a part or parts.
Example: "A broken set of encyclopedia"
Famous quotes related to broken:
“How strange to have failed as a social creatureeven criminals do not fail that waythey are the laws Loyal Opposition, so to speak. But the insane are always mere guests on earth, eternal strangers carrying around broken decalogues that they cannot read.”
—F. Scott Fitzgerald (18961940)
“... we have broken down the self-respecting spirit of man with nursery tales and priestly threats, and we dare to assert, that in proportion as we have prostrated our understanding and degraded our nature, we have exhibited virtue, wisdom, and happiness, in our words, our actions, and our lives!”
—Frances Wright (17951852)
“The office ... make[s] its incumbent a repair man behind a dyke. No sooner is one leak plugged than it is necessary to dash over and stop another that has broken out. There is no end to it.”
—Herbert Hoover (18741964)
“The human spirit will endure sickness; but a broken spiritwho can bear?”
—Bible: Hebrew, Proverbs 18:14.
“When we have broken our god of tradition, and ceased from our god of rhetoric, then may God fire the heart with his presence.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)