What does the word lacerated mean?

  • Torn or ripped.

  • Attended with tearing or ripping; produced by tearing; as L. wounds.

  • Torn, rent.

Usage examples for lacerated

  1. Oh, I will not relate what I have suffered- how my heart has been lacerated and trampled upon! – Berlin and Sans-Souci by Louise Muhlbach
  2. I split and lacerated many of these twigs, but their internal substance remained dull. – Fungi: Their Nature and Uses by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
  3. William, during those first critical days, while the stretcher itself, set down with its load just within the entrance to our house, mightn't be moved further, preserved our poor lacerated brother's aspect in a drawing of great and tender truth which I permit myself to reproduce. – Notes of a Son and Brother by Henry James

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