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Definition of shattering adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    shattering

     adjective
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    NAmE//ˈʃæt̮ərɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1very shocking and upsetting a shattering experience The news of his death came as a shattering blow.
  2. 2very loud synonym deafening a shattering crash of thunder
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