Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb lacerate

2 senses of lacerate

Sense 1
lacerate -- (cut or tear irregularly)
       => tear, rupture, snap, bust -- (separate or cause to separate abruptly; "The rope snapped"; "tear the paper")

Sense 2
lacerate -- (deeply hurt the feelings of; distress; "his lacerating remarks")
       => hurt, wound, injure, bruise, offend, spite -- (hurt the feelings of; "She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests"; "This remark really bruised my ego")

Antonyms of adj lacerated

2 senses of lacerated

Sense 1
lacerate, lacerated -- (irregularly slashed and jagged as if torn; "lacerate leaves")

INDIRECT (VIA rough) -> smooth -- (of the margin of a leaf shape; not broken up into teeth)

Sense 2
lacerate, lacerated, mangled, torn -- (having edges that are jagged from injury)

INDIRECT (VIA injured) -> uninjured -- (not injured physically or mentally)

Similarity of adj lacerated

2 senses of lacerated

Sense 1
lacerate, lacerated -- (irregularly slashed and jagged as if torn; "lacerate leaves")
       => rough (vs. smooth) -- (of the margin of a leaf shape; having the edge cut or fringed or scalloped)

Sense 2
lacerate, lacerated, mangled, torn -- (having edges that are jagged from injury)
       => injured (vs. uninjured) -- (harmed; "injured soldiers"; "injured feelings")

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