What does rending mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rending, ripping, splitting(adj)

    resembling a sound of violent tearing as of something ripped apart or lightning splitting a tree

    "the tree split with a great ripping sound"; "heard a rending roar as the crowd surged forward"

Wiktionary

  1. rending(Adjective)

    that rends

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rending

    of Rend

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rending in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rending in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of rending in a Sentence

  1. Emeasoba George:

    Challenges of life do seem heart-rending to some people i.e. challenges seem to be causing overwhelming distress to some/most people. But you can/will only be overwhelmed by challenges of life. The moment you mistake them for what they are not. For, as far as I'm corncerned. Challenges are naturally designed to break you and eventually to remould/reform you so that you can be/become who/what you've been destined to be/become.

  2. Magha:

    A subtle-witted man is like an arrow, which, rending little surface, enters deeply, but they whose minds are dull resemble stones dashing with clumsy force, but never piercing.

  3. Chris Morris:

    And what do the Theban hoplites see in this extended rending of the sky, this white-bright glory of Enlil's lightning? The future, but not theirs: paired cavalry fighters; formed ranks of armored death; grim men on their tall horses with lightning limning weapons tailored to the task; men spoiling for a fight if the gods allowed -- the Sacred Band of Stepsons, out from shadows and the dark.

  4. Gary Herbert:

    The stories of youth who have endured these so-called therapies are heart rending, and I'm grateful that we have found a way forward that will ban conversion therapy forever in our state.

  5. Chris Morris:

    And what do the Theban hoplites see in this extended rending of the sky, this white-bright glory of Enlil's lightning? The future, but not theirs: paired cavalry fighters; formed ranks of armored death; grim men on their tall horses with lightning limning weapons tailored to the task; men spoiling for a fight if the gods allowed -- the Sacred Band of Stepsons, out from shadows and the dark.

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    irregularly slashed and jagged as if torn
    • A. askant
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