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English adjective: shortened

1. shortened cut short


SamplesA sawed-off shotgun.
A sawed-off broomstick.
The shortened rope was easier to use.


Synonymssawed-off, sawn-off


Similarshort


Antonymslong

2. shortened cut short in duration


SamplesThe abbreviated speech.
Her shortened life was clearly the result of smoking.
An unsatisfactory truncated conversation.


Synonymsabbreviated, truncated


Similarshort


Antonymslong

3. shortened shortened by or as if by means of parts that slide one within another or are crushed one into another


SamplesA miracle that anyone survived in the telescoped cars.
Years that seemed telescoped like time in a dream.


Synonymstelescoped


Similarshort


Antonymslong

4. shortened with parts removed


SamplesThe drastically cut film.


Synonymscut


Similarabridged


Antonymsunabridged









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