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lacerated

[las-uh-rey-tid] /ˈlæs əˌreɪ tɪd/
adjective
1.
mangled; jagged; torn.
2.
pained; wounded; tortured:
lacerated sensibilities.
3.
Botany, Zoology. having the edge variously cut as if torn into irregular segments, as a leaf.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10; lacerate + -ed2
Related forms
unlacerated, adjective
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un lacerated in Medicine

lacerated adj.
Cut or wounded in a jagged manner.

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