adj. 1. In deplorable condition; as, the battered old Ford station wagon.
Syn. -- beat-up, beaten-up, bedraggled, broken-down, dilapidated, ramshackle, tumble-down, unsound.
[WordNet 1.5]

2. Hit or pounded repeatedly and violently with heavy blows; as, a battered old car; antomyn of unbattered. [Narrower terms: buffeted; storm-tossed, tempest-tossed, tempest-tost, tempest-swept]
[WordNet 1.5]

3. Damaged especially by hard usage. his battered old hat
[WordNet 1.5]

4. beaten repeatedly; -- of people; as, a battered child; the battered woman syndrome; a battered wife.
Syn. -- beaten.
[WordNet 1.5]


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