1 fragmented, shattered, shivered, splintered, ruptured, cracked, split, smashed, pulverized, disintegrated, destroyed, demolished:
A broken Ming vase cannot be worth much.
With a broken leg, she certainly won't be competing in the slalom.
3 enfeebled, weakened, crushed, defeated, beaten, ruined; dispirited, dejected, discouraged, demoralized, defeated, subdued, debilitated, Colloq licked:
Rosa's running away with a sailor left Hugh a broken man.
4 tamed, trained, disciplined, obedient, docile, domesticated, subdued; conditioned:
What use is a horse that isn't broken?
5 violated, transgressed, disobeyed, contravened, defied, flouted, disregarded, ignored, infringed:
The rules of this club are broken too often: we'll have to tighten things up.
6 interrupted, disturbed, discontinuous, disjointed, disconnected, fragmented, fragmentary, intermittent, erratic, sporadic:
I couldn't stop worrying about the operation and had a terrible night of broken sleep.
7 Also, broken-down. out of order or commission, not working or functioning, in disrepair, Slang on the blink, out of kilter, kaput, US on the fritz, out of whack:
My watch is broken. Why waste money repairing that broken-down car of yours?