Definitions for war-torn
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word war-torn
laid waste by war
extensively damaged as the result of war.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
He was just war-torn and battered, just like the town we were actually fighting over.
Preventing entire populations from getting access to basic information would be a human-rights catastrophe, particularly for areas of the world that are already war-torn.
Well you know, a lot of times, especially with the second [ trimester fetuses ], we wo n’t even put water, because it ’s so big you can put your hand in there and pick out the parts, so I do n’t think it would be as war-torn.
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.
When I hear political leaders suggesting that there would be a religious test for which a person who is fleeing from a war-torn country is admitted, when some of those folks themselves come from families who benefited from protection when they were fleeing political persecution, that's shameful, that's not American, that's not who we are. We don't have religious tests (for) our compassion.
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