English adjective: shattering
|1.||shattering seemingly loud enough to break something; violently rattling or clattering|
|Samples||Shattering rain striking the windowpanes.|
The shattering tones of the enormous carillon.
The shattering peal of artillery.
English noun: shattering
|1.||shattering (act) the act of breaking something into small pieces|
|Broader (hypernym)||break, breakage, breaking|