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shat·ter·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. smashing, shatteringadjective

    the act of breaking something into small pieces

  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"

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  1. shattering

    Shattering generally means breaking or dividing into multiple fragments, often violently or suddenly. It can be used literally to describe the physical breaking of a solid object, and figuratively to describe the disruption or destruction of abstract concepts, such as dreams, plans, or emotional states.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shattering

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shattering in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shattering in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of shattering in a Sentence

  1. 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.

  2. Jerry Boykin:

    The shooter, Floyd Corkins, came into our building armed with a 9 mm pistol, two ammunition clips of 15 rounds in his front pocket, the rounds in the gun, and a box of 50 additional rounds, he also had 15 individually wrapped Chick-fil-A sandwiches. He was not puffing things up when he told the investigators that he intended ‘to kill as many people as [he] could.’ He shot our building manager, Leo Johnson, shattering the major bones of his left arm. Even after taking a bullet, Leo heroically tackled the shooter putting a stop to what would have been a mass murder. Corkins was later convicted of domestic terrorism in Washington, D.C.

  3. Russ Vought:

    It is critical that Congress not pass a lame-duck spending package that prevents a new Republican majority with hopefully a paradigm-shattering speaker from passing this budget early next year.

  4. Benjamin F Sullivan:

    God is discovered entirely through creation - the brilliance of a sunset, the powerful roar of a waterfall, the symphony of sounds you hear in the heart of the forest, or the vastness of space and its countless stars. God is the mastermind behind all matter - every earth shattering scientific discovery and mystery that is yet to be unraveled was dreamed and enacted by God.

  5. Phil Klotzbach:

    La Nina was certainly a significant enhancing factor in last year's hurricane season, we had five major hurricane formations after 30 September. The most major hurricane formations in October-November in any season prior to 2020 was two. Talk about shattering a record !

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