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TORN

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does torn mean? 

TORN (adjective)
  The adjective TORN has 2 senses:

1. having edges that are jagged from injury
2. disrupted by the pull of contrary forces

  Familiarity information: TORN used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TORN (adjective)


Sense 1torn [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Having edges that are jagged from injury

Synonyms:

mangled; torn; lacerate; lacerated

Similar:

injured (usually used of physical or mental injury to persons)


Sense 2torn [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Disrupted by the pull of contrary forces

Context examples:

torn between love and hate / torn by conflicting loyalties / torn by religious dissensions

Similar:

divided (separated into parts or pieces)


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