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

3 senses of shatter

Sense 1
shatter -- (break into many pieces; "The wine glass shattered")
       => burst, bust -- (break open or apart suddenly and forcefully; "The dam burst")

Sense 2
shatter -- (damage or destroy; "The news of her husband's death shattered her life")
       => damage -- (inflict damage upon; "The snow damaged the roof"; "She damaged the car when she hit the tree")

Sense 3
shatter -- (cause to break into many pieces; "shatter the plate")
       => break -- (destroy the integrity of; usually by force; cause to separate into pieces or fragments; "He broke the glass plate"; "She broke the match")

Antonyms of adj shattered

1 sense of shattered

Sense 1
shattered, tattered -- (ruined or disrupted; "our shattered dreams of peace and prosperity"; "a tattered remnant of its former strength"; "my torn and tattered past")

INDIRECT (VIA destroyed) -> preserved -- (kept intact or in a particular condition)

Similarity of adj shattered

1 sense of shattered

Sense 1
shattered, tattered -- (ruined or disrupted; "our shattered dreams of peace and prosperity"; "a tattered remnant of its former strength"; "my torn and tattered past")
       => destroyed (vs. preserved) -- (spoiled or ruined or demolished; "war left many cities destroyed"; "Alzheimer's is responsible for her destroyed mind")

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