What does war-torn mean?

Definitions for war-torn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. war-torn, war-worn(adj)

    laid waste by war

Wiktionary

  1. war-torn(Adjective)

    extensively damaged as the result of war.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of war-torn in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of war-torn in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Pen Farthing:

    He was just war-torn and battered, just like the town we were actually fighting over.

  2. Kelly Cowin:

    Everyone in the family had read it and there was something about that article that spoke to me, there’s so much complexity to it: There’s a war element, a love story between Tess and Gil, there’s this idea that, generations later, two girls of these war-torn families can come together to bridge a gap.

  3. Eva Svoboda:

    Although it might be difficult to trust new and 'non-traditional' humanitarian providers, it is important for international aid organizations and donors to ... form equal partnerships with those that are genuinely seeking to provide aid to war-torn areas, local organizations are the face of the new aid model, one that is sorely needed to best serve those in need.

  4. Shahzad Chaudhary:

    The U.S. wants a face-saving exit from Afghanistan, and sooner or later they will completely withdraw from Afghanistan, leaving the war-torn country mercilessly on its own fate, america wants us to fight their war, i.e. with the Haqqani network, which is purely an Afghan militant group. Regional powers should create a force for Afghanistan, which should play a role within itself for viable Afghan solution.

  5. Ahmed Awad:

    We need the U.S. government to continue to lend its political and logistical support to the legitimate government and the Arab coalition, this will, in turn, help reinstating the government institutions, which will curb AQAP operations and lead to its demise. The conflict, according to the U.N., has claimed the lives of more than 10,000 people, displaced millions and gutted the infrastructure of the country, already considered the poorest in the Middle East before the war began. Over the past few months, Yemen has been devastated not only by bombs and bullets, but has experienced a severe return of the once almost extinct – and under normal circumstances highly treatable – cholera. American involvement in the fight is increasing. Although the U.S. was forced to shutter Yemen Embassy in Washington D.C. in Yemen in 2015 and pull out special operations forces pursuing AQAP operatives as the conflict spiraled, the American military isincreasinglyembroiled in the embattled nation. U.S. troops have returned in small numbers, and the Trump administration has vastly accelerated the number of operations in the region in recent months. America’s engagement inside Yemen and its backing of The Saudi-led coalition, which supports Mubarak and the rest of the internationally-recognized government, is steeped in controversy. Government forces, Houthi rebels and Al-Qaeda factions control different parts of war-torn Yemen Much of the international media and human rights bodies have accused the U.S. of propping up a bloody Saudi-initiated war, a criticism Mubarak sharply denies. Some of the criticism may reflect a misunderstanding of the history and nature of the conflict. While many have framed the war as a Sunni-Shia sectarian conflict, Mubarak insists the two groups of Muslims, Shia and Sunni, have co-existed in Yemen for a very long time. ISIS, SQUEEZED OUT OF IRAQ AND SYRIA, NOW' REGROUPING' IN LIBYA, ANALYSTS SAY AL QAEDA IN AFGHANISTAN : HOW TERROR GROUP SURVIVES, THRIVES YEMENI REBELS SAY TARGETED UAE SHIP OF The Saudi-led coalition.

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