Synonyms for wrecked

Grammar : Adj
Spell : rek
Phonetic Transcription : rɛk

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Définition of wrecked

Origin :
  • early 13c., "goods cast ashore after a shipwreck, flotsam," from Anglo-French wrec, from Old Norse *wrek (cf. Norwegian, Icelandic rek) "wreck, flotsam," related to reka "to drive, push" (see wreak). The meaning "a shipwreck" is first recorded mid-15c.; that of "a wrecked ship" is from c.1500. General sense of "remains of anything that has been ruined" is recorded from 1713; applied by 1795 to dissipated persons.
  • adj destroyed
  • adj intoxicated
Example sentences :
  • It is but a feeble destiny that is wrecked by passion, when it should be ennobled.
  • Extract from : « Malbone » by Thomas Wentworth Higginson
  • There was also an Englishman who worked his passage, having been the cooper of a whaler that was wrecked.
  • Extract from : « Ned Myers » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • It was afterwards reported, that near fifty vessels were wrecked on the Irish coast.
  • Extract from : « Ned Myers » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • Her soul was wrecked as truly as if the whole world knew it, and could cry to her "Shame!"
  • Extract from : « Meadow Grass » by Alice Brown
  • Mr. Clews also tells us how roads are wrecked by their boards of directors.
  • Extract from : « The Railroad Question » by William Larrabee
  • They also wrecked the railway stations at Douai, Don, and Courtrai.
  • Extract from : « The Story of the Great War, Volume III (of VIII) » by Various
  • And if that memory were desecrated now she would be as one wrecked in the storm of life.
  • Extract from : « A Spirit in Prison » by Robert Hichens
  • Three of the seaplanes were wrecked and had to be abandoned.
  • Extract from : « The Story of the Great War, Volume II (of VIII) » by Various
  • I wrecked a week's work looking for the little man who wasn't there.
  • Extract from : « The Issahar Artifacts » by Jesse Franklin Bone
  • Her poilu friends had nearly wrecked his shop for him on that occasion.
  • Extract from : « Louisiana Lou » by William West Winter

Antonyms for wrecked

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