asunder [ uh-suhn-der ]
1. into separate parts; in or into pieces: Lightning split the old oak tree asunder.
2. apart or widely separated: as wide asunder as the polar regions.
WORDS RELATED TO ASUNDER
disconnected, divided, loose, separated, split, torn, disjoined, in half
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Origin: before 1000; Middle English; Old English on sundrum apart. See a-, sundry
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR ASUNDER
What singular warning of chance or of destiny tore them asunder?
WILHELM MEISTER'S APPRENTICESHIP AND TRAVELS, VOL. I (OF 2)|JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
Factions, of every degree of tyranny and vice, tore it asunder.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 63, NO. 392, JUNE, 1848|VARIOUS
To distract, means literally to pull a thing two different ways—even to pull it asunder.
ALL SAINTS' DAY AND OTHER SERMONS|CHARLES KINGSLEY
Hand in hand we must take our way, and death alone could tear us asunder.
THE BETRAYAL OF JOHN FORDHAM|B.L. (BENJAMIN LEOPOLD) FARJEON
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