Dishearted vs Crushed - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between dishearted and crushed
is that dishearted
) while crushed
As an adjective crushed is
pulverized, rendered into small, disconnected fragments.
Pulverized, rendered into small, disconnected fragments.
Broken, saddened, depressed.
* , chapter=7
The Mirror and the Lamp
, passage=[…] St.?Bede's at this period of its history was perhaps the poorest and most miserable parish in the East End of London. Close-packed, crushed
by the buttressed height of the railway viaduct, rendered airless by huge walls of factories, it at once banished lively interest from a stranger's mind and left only a dull oppression of the spirit.}}
(not comparable, textiles) Of a fabric, having the appearance of having been crushed.
* crushed sugar
* crushed velvet