Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

adj. - Laid waste by conflict.

Usage examples (38)
  • Recently, he and his wife adopted a child from war-torn Kosovo.
  • Marines alighted last week to seize control of war-torn Monrovia.
  • (A thriving film industry is emerging in war-torn Kabul -- really.)
  • Strike one: it's about the infuriating complexities of war-torn Yugoslavia. for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.