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Definition of "asunder" []

  • Into separate parts or pieces: broken asunder. (adverb)
  • Apart from each other either in position or in direction: The curtains had been drawn asunder. (adverb)
  • In or into parts or pieces; apart (adjective)

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Use "asunder" in a sentence
  • "Where was solid water beneath it, is now air, and for the first time it feels the grip of gravity, and down it falls, at the same time being torn asunder from the lagging bottom of the wave and flung forward."
  • "Being there helped me realise that I was kinda rent asunder from the happy nest I had there."
  • "Where was solid water beneath it is now air, and for the first time it feels the grip of gravity, and down it falls, at the same time being torn asunder from the lagging bottom of the wave and being flung forward."