Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples
IPA transcription: [t'ɔɹn]
meaning of the word
lacerate, lacerated, mangled, torn
having edges that are jagged from injury
disrupted by the pull of contrary forces; "torn between love and hate"; "torn by conflicting loyalties"; "torn by religious dissensions"
His face torn with conflict
I was torn between my duty to him, and to them.
There lay the paper wet and torn, down at their feet.
Sails were hoisted, but were torn to ribbons by the wind.
He conceived persons with torn bodies to be peculiarly happy.
The lace was torn, the satin stained, the pearls knocked off!
"Why not?" replied Vincent quietly; "it is neither stained nor torn."
They had been torn and bruised by the logs he had yanked from the tender.
His hair was filled with the dirt of the plain, and his clothes were torn.
There was fierce struggle, in which the cutlass was torn from the pirate's grasp.