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According to WordNet, the adjective "broken" has 13 sense(s).

300289983 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".

300540366 discontinuous; "broken clouds"; "broken sunshine".

302388441 tamed or trained to obey; "a horse broken to the saddle"; "this old nag is well broken in".

302239746 topographically very uneven; "broken terrain"; "rugged ground".

300680156 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".

300524388 lacking a part or parts; "a broken set of encyclopedia".

300735195 destroyed financially; "the broken fortunes of the family".

301893303 subdued or brought low in condition or status; "brought low"; "a broken man"; "his broken spirit".

300289082 physically and forcibly separated into pieces or cracked or split; "a broken mirror"; "a broken tooth"; "a broken leg"; "his neck is broken".

301274626 weakened and infirm; "broken health resulting from alcoholism".

300289594 (especially of promises or contracts) having been violated or disregarded; "broken (or unkept) promises"; "broken contracts".

301752692 imperfectly spoken or written; "broken English".

301669246 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".


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