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Synonyms for shatteringshat·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. Tim Quinlan:

    The current crisis means change is afoot, a record-shattering increase in jobless claims suggests that transfer payments will likely be the only facet of income rising in the months ahead.

  2. Cheryl Howard:

    The first day was great. The second day we were watching a musical and everything started sliding. All I can remember is glass shattering everywhere and it was very scary to hear the glass.

  3. Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein:

    This, in turn, could expand the conflict beyond Yemen's borders, potentially shattering regional stability.

  4. Jeff Kravetz:

    We did get that great GDP number … noting earth-shattering but confirmation the U.S. economy is really doing well and firing on all metrics.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    Practically every man remains in delirium before marrying the woman that he would not meet the ordeal like that of other husbands at the hands of their wives, but soon after wedding all those thoughts start shattering before own eyes and the lucky one awakens to the marital life’s reality the very first.

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