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Synonyms for battered

Verb

1. buffet, knock about, batter, strike
usage: strike against forcefully; "Winds buffeted the tent"
2. clobber, baste, batter, beat, beat up, work over
usage: strike violently and repeatedly; "She clobbered the man who tried to attack her"
3. dinge, batter, change shape, change form, deform
usage: make a dent or impression in; "dinge a soft hat"

Adjective

1. battered, beat-up, beaten-up, damaged (vs. undamaged)
usage: damaged by blows or hard usage; "a battered old car"; "the beaten-up old Ford"
2. battered, worn (vs. new)
usage: damaged especially by hard usage; "his battered old hat"
3. battered, abused (vs. unabused), ill-treated, maltreated, mistreated
usage: exhibiting symptoms resulting from repeated physical and emotional injury; "a battered child"; "the battered woman syndrome"
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