HyperDic: shattering

English > 2 senses of the word shattering:
NOUNactshattering, smashingthe act of breaking something into small pieces
ADJECTIVEallshatteringseemingly loud enough to break something
shattering > pronunciation
Soundsshae'terihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > shattering: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningseemingly loud enough to break something; violently rattling or clattering.
Examples
  • "shattering rain striking the windowpanes"
  • "the shattering tones of the enormous carillon"
  • "the shattering peal of artillery"
BroaderloudCharacterized by or producing sound of great volume or intensity
English > shattering: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of breaking something into small pieces.
Synonymsmashing
Broaderbreakage, break, breakingThe act of breaking something
Spanishdestrozo, estropicio, rompimiento
Catalandestrossa, destrucció, estropell
Verbsshatterbreak into many pieces
shattercause to break into many pieces

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