asunder
Pronunciation
  • (British, RP) IPA: /əˈsʌndə/
  • (America, GA) enPR: ə-sŭnʹdər, IPA: /əˈsʌndɚ/
Adverb

asunder

  1. Into separate parts or pieces; apart.
    Lest anyone find her treasure, she tore the map asunder and cast its pieces into the wind.
    • 1985, Kate Bush, Running Up That Hill
      You don't want to hurt me, but see how deep the bullet lies. Unaware that I'm tearing you asunder. There is thunder in our hearts.
Synonyms Translations
  • French: en morceaux
  • German: in Stücke, entzwei, auseinander
  • Italian: in pezzi
  • Portuguese: em pedaços
  • Russian: на ча́сти
  • Spanish: en dos, en pedazos



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