Dishearted vs Crushed - What's the difference?

dishearted | crushed |


As verbs the difference between dishearted and crushed

is that dishearted is (disheart) while crushed is (crush).

As an adjective crushed is

pulverized, rendered into small, disconnected fragments.

dishearted

English

Verb

(head)
  • (disheart)

  • disheart

    English

    crushed

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (crush)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Pulverized, rendered into small, disconnected fragments.
  • Broken, saddened, depressed.
  • * , chapter=7
  • , title= 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.
  • Derived terms

    * crushed sugar * crushed velvet