Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun shattering

1 sense of shattering

Sense 1
smashing, shattering -- (the act of breaking something into small pieces)
       => breakage, break, breaking -- (the act of breaking something; "the breakage was unavoidable")

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 shattering

1 sense of shattering

Sense 1
shattering -- (seemingly loud enough to break something; violently rattling or clattering; "shattering rain striking the windowpanes"; "the shattering tones of the enormous carillon"; "the shattering peal of artillery")

INDIRECT (VIA loud) -> soft -- ((of sound) relatively low in volume; "soft voices"; "soft music")

Similarity of adj shattering

1 sense of shattering

Sense 1
shattering -- (seemingly loud enough to break something; violently rattling or clattering; "shattering rain striking the windowpanes"; "the shattering tones of the enormous carillon"; "the shattering peal of artillery")
       => loud (vs. soft) -- (characterized by or producing sound of great volume or intensity; "a group of loud children"; "loud thunder"; "her voice was too loud"; "loud trombones")

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