What does war-torn mean?

Definitions for war-torn

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word war-torn.

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. President Barack Obama:

    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.

  5. Barack Obama:

    When I hear folks say that maybe we should just admit the Christians and not the Muslims (refugees), when I hear political leaders suggesting that there would be a religious test for which person who's 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.

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