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crushed \crushed\ adj.

  1. treated so as to have a permanently wrinkled appearance; -- of fabrics; as, crushed velvet.

  2. utterly defeated.

    Syn: subdued.

  3. brought low in condition or status by confusion, humiliation, or severe disappointment.

    Syn: broken, humbled, humiliated, low.

  4. broken or pounded into small fragments; used of e.g. ore or stone. paved with crushed bluestone

    Syn: ground.

  1. 1 pulverized, rendered into small, disconnected fragments. 2 broken, saddened, depressed. v

  2. (en-past of: crush)

  1. adj. treated so as to have a permanently wrinkled appearance; "crushed velvet"

  2. subdued or brought low in condition or status; "brought low"; "a broken man"; "his broken spirit" [syn: broken, humbled, humiliated, low]

  3. broken or pounded into small fragments; used of e.g. ore or stone; "paved with crushed bluestone"; "ground glass is used as an abrasive" [syn: ground]


Crushed is the past participle form of "to crush".

Crushed may also refer to:

  • Crushed (Roland Lee Gift song) a 2009 single by Roland Lee Gift
  • Crushed (The Suite Life of Zack & Cody episode), an episode of the television show The Suite Life of Zack & Cody
  • Crushed, a song by Rosette Sharma
  • She's Crushed, (also known as Crushed) a 2010 horror film directed by Patrick Johnson
  • Crushed, a song by Parkway Drive from the 2015 album Ire

Usage examples of "crushed".

Lionel Brown had fractured his left leg in at least two places, broken his left wrist, and probably crushed a couple of ribs.

Inhaling a ragged, brutal breath, using every ounce of will bred into him by the harsh, Absarokee tradition, Hazard crushed down the overwhelming emotions driving him to take this woman and very deliberately pulled her arms from around his neck and stepped away from her.

Ildiran Adar crushed the enemy at Qronha 3, sir, and I know what our new rammers are designed to do.

The Drujani rebelled against their Akkadian overlords a score and ten years ago, and were crushed mercilessly.

It had been the command function on Sirius the Dog Star, had been command again in the Rigel System where the invaders and monstrous beings had been crushed, had held true on Algol VII where the great war of the frog men had resulted in their rout and in the glorious victory of the Federation even at the cost of several hundred thousand brave troops .

The artwork is classic Americana, the rugs handwoven, and the canopy on the bed 249 With a clipped growl, she crushed the sheet in her -hand and sent it after the others.

Thus the only overt attempt to resist the authority of Charles V, apart from one or two insignificant Anabaptist riots, was crushed.

He drank a lot, guffawed a lot, and walked with a moderate limp, a piece of equipment having crushed his anklebone in the welding shop.

Canaanites and the Aramaean neo-Hittites who crushed Shalmaneser III at the battle of Qarqar in 853 B.

The axletree lying nearby had crushed the skull and broken the left collarbone as well as several of the upper ribs.

Sir Thomas Browne, in full crushed Levant morocco, the backstrips tooled in gilt with wonderful ingenuity and grace.

A heterogeneous collection of navigable balloons of all sizes and types gathered over the Bernese Oberland, crushed and burnt the twenty-five Swiss air-ships that unexpectedly resisted this concentration in the battle of the Alps, and then, leaving the Alpine glaciers and valleys strewn with strange wreckage, divided into two fleets and set itself to terrorise Berlin and destroy the Franconian Park, seeking to do this before the second air-fleet could be inflated.

There were people who might want to snipe at Biggy while he crushed beer cans on his forehead and watched Tuesday Night Fights.

Sample Menu: The Clear Camel Piss Soup with boiled Earth Worms The Filet of Sun-Ripened Sting Ray basted with Eau de Cologne and garnished with nettles The After-Birth Supreme de Boeuf, cooked in drained crank case oil, served with a piquant sauce of rotten egg yolks and crushed bed bugs The Limburger Cheese sugar cured in diabetic orine doused in Canned Heat Flamboyant.

Centuries ago the boys who found the cave realized that if they chose as their hero a skeleton with a spearhead inside the crushed rib cage, it would be a hero who had somehow failed.