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shat·ter·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. smashing, shatteringadjective

    the act of breaking something into small pieces

    Synonyms:
    smashing

    Antonyms:
    soft

  2. shatteringadjective

    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"

    Antonyms:
    soft

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "shattering":

    exploding

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How to use shattering in a sentence?

  1. Benjamin F Sullivan:

    God is discovered entirely through creation - the brilliance of a sunset, the powerful roar of a waterfall, the symphony of sounds you hear in the heart of the forest, or the vastness of space and its countless stars. God is the mastermind behind all matter - every earth shattering scientific discovery and mystery that is yet to be unraveled was dreamed and enacted by God.

  2. Loretta Lynch:

    I condemn the senseless acts of violence by some individuals in Baltimore that have resulted in harm to law enforcement officers, destruction of property and a shattering of the peace in the city of Baltimore.

  3. Russ Vought:

    It is critical that Congress not pass a lame-duck spending package that prevents a new Republican majority with hopefully a paradigm-shattering speaker from passing this budget early next year.

  4. Phil Klotzbach:

    La Nina was certainly a significant enhancing factor in last year's hurricane season, we had five major hurricane formations after 30 September. The most major hurricane formations in October-November in any season prior to 2020 was two. Talk about shattering a record !

  5. Linda Fink:

    It was a shattering of our world.

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