Synonyms of shatter in English:

shatter


See definition of shatter

verb

1‘one of the shots had shattered his windscreen’

SYNONYMS

smash, smash to smithereens, break, break into pieces, burst, blow out

explode, implode

splinter, crack, fracture, fragment, disintegrate

informal bust

rare shiver

2‘the announcement shattered hopes of an early release for the foreign hostages’

SYNONYMS

destroy, wreck, ruin, dash, crush, devastate, demolish, wreak havoc with, blast, blight, wipe out, overturn, torpedo, scotch

burst someone's bubble

informal put the kibosh on, banjax, do for, blow a hole in, nix, put paid to, queer

British informal scupper, dish

archaic bring to naught

3‘everyone was shattered by the news’

SYNONYMS

devastate, shock, stun, daze, dumbfound, traumatize, crush, overwhelm, greatly upset, distress

informal knock for six, knock sideways, knock the stuffing out of

ANTONYMS

please, excite