Meaning of shatter
Pronunciation: (shat'ur), [key]
- to break (something) into pieces, as by a blow.
- to damage, as by breaking or crushing: ships shattered by storms.
- to impair or destroy (health, nerves, etc.): The incident shattered his composure.
- to weaken, destroy, or refute (ideas, opinions, etc.): He wanted to shatter her illusions.
- to be broken into fragments or become weak or insubstantial.
- Usually,fragments made by shattering.
- shatter (Thesaurus)