1. Physically flattened or injured by the weight or force of something. Molly had to go to the hospital after her hand was crushed by one of the doors in the lobby.
2. Saddened or discouraged by something. Henry was totally crushed by the news that he didn't get into his dream school.
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crushed by something
Fig. demoralized; having hurt feelings. The whole family was completely crushed by the news. I was just crushed by your attitude. I thought we were friends.
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