Synonym of shot down

Verb

Past tense for to demonstrate or expose to the falsehood of something
refuted disproved disproven discredited rebutted debunked confuted belied disconfirmed confounded falsified controverted negated contradicted invalidated shot full of holes negatived exploded shot down in flames denied challenged quashed demolished repudiated countered exposed proved to be false called into question knocked the bottom out of gave the lie to given the lie to gainsaid opposed disaffirmed contravened drove a coach and horses through driven a coach and horses through blew out of the water blown out of the water proven false proved false blew sky-high blown sky-high disputed contested showed to be false shown to be false disclaimed rejected disavowed disagreed with proven wrong proved wrong set aside made a nonsense of cast doubt on destroyed disowned disallowed punctured declared untrue disagreed argued deflated overturned busted ruined nullified overthrew overthrown silenced dissented from weakened undermined oppugned discounted crossed proved to be wrong put under suspicion showed up debated impugned queried blown sky high traversed blew sky high put down put paid to cut short shut up poked full of holes put an end to put up argument defeated set straight cut down to size questioned raised doubts about broke broken brake shown to be wrong showed to be wrong conflicted with run counter to overwhelmed annihilated proved unsound backpedalled backpedaled retracted humbled discouraged compromised deceived ridiculed rebuffed disillusioned flattened argued with discarded unmasked quibbled about caught nailed picked an argument with quibbled over hammered away at brought to naught restrained subverted proved impossible canvased bandied words concerning pettifogged argued about withsaid examined prevented addrest declared to be untrue wondered about condemned shot holes in stood in the way contended over blew up called on spurned knocked props from under knocked bottom out of knocked bottom out poked holes in crushed vanquished criticised answered picked holes in tabooed found unfounded uncovered pooh-poohed torn down attacked withstood fought enjoined from revoked excluded pricked altercated reduced agitated against brushed aside not bought blown up doubted picked a bone said no to blocked protested against squelched criticized naysaid resisted argued the pros and cons of canvassed contended combatted begrudged wrangled turned thumbs down dissented against bandied objected to recanted held back knocked props out eroded addressed mooted disacknowledged denounced forbid sacrificed curbed banned differed with disbelieved tore down kept back combated had an argument about reversed ran counter to gone against went against took back taken back flown in the face of flew in the face of foughten showed in its true light shown in its true light took issue with given thumbs down to took a stand against gave thumbs down to argued against taken issue with taken a stand against thrown light on threw light on forswore forsworn forbidden took exception to forbade forwent taken exception to forgone took wind out of sails taken down a peg took down a peg taken wind out of sails threw out thrown out taken issue took issue assailed bucked confronted impeached called in question counteracted hindered obstructed thwarted checked repelled canceled cancelled parried defied canceled out cancelled out fought against battled disapproved of stood up to cast doubt upon put up a fight against cast aspersions upon cut to shreds faced down frustrated dismissed impeded balked renounced dueled duelled annulled baulked discussed mistrusted dared differed burnt abnegated burned convicted everted topped suspected counterclaimed distrusted slammed knocked blasted smeared traduced tarred trashed zinged zapped said the opposite of taken on took on counterattacked barred refused to accept disposed of replied to faced disliked clashed with scorned unbelieved had bone to pick contended with retaliated against defended against pleaded against struggled against scoffed at litigated investigated not believed run down stuck it to rallied against stood up and be counted against come down on protested come to blows with gainstayed withstayed called out pinned on frowned at not swallowed feuded with inquired demurred against taunted interrogated tested quarreled with demurred about tackled searched out defended oneself against neutralised not accepted thumbed nose at accosted skinned alive called in neutralized encountered remonstrated bombarded not countenanced setted your face against rebelled against disapproved enquired assaulted turned the tables dissented rivalled rivaled withspoke withspoken burned down burnt down threw down thrown down came to blows with taken took gave no credence to given no credence to spoke against striven against came down on taken a stand thrown the book at spoken out against swung at spoke out against threw doubt on ran down thrown doubt on took a stand swang at spoken against threw the book at strove against

Verb

Past tense for to refuse, or to vote against
killed blackballed downed negatived nixed vetoed rejected turned down refused disallowed negated squashed banned barred shut out embargoed repudiated prohibited forbid boycotted blocked interdicted dismissed ruled out spurned passed on put an end to cut disapproved put down passed put a stop to put the kibosh on discountenanced declined denied gave the thumbs down to given the thumbs down to given the red light to gave the red light to threw out thrown out said ‘no’ to excluded blacklisted removed snubbed expelled ousted debarred ostracized voted against proscribed overruled outlawed cashiered evicted shunned drummed out quashed forbidden forbade stopped precluded nullified ruled against cold-shouldered disfellowshipped disfellowshiped ostracised declared null and void censured revoked withheld burnt knocked back left out in the cold burned said no to prevented not gone for refused permission to defeated kept out placed an embargo on reprobated deselected passed by forced out voted down dissented rebuffed opposed passed up gave thumbs down given thumbs down threw away thrown away gave the cold shoulder to gotten rid of given thumbs down to gave something a miss given the cold shoulder got rid of withholden threw over gave thumbs down to given something a miss thrown over gave the cold shoulder balked at given the cold shoulder to enjoined made illegal tabooed criminalized inhibited set aside restrained banished criminalised blacked halted cut off suppressed abjured put an embargo on restricted stymied avoided ignored disavowed disacknowledged said no canceled cancelled scorned overturned censored forfended spiked eliminated zinged shut down estopped disqualified obviated declared illegal disowned excepted repulsed held up locked up deprived put the chill on declared ineligible iced out discounted cut out put chill on suspended closed out counted out put out steered clear of sent to Coventry locked out put half nelson on put a lock on put a stopper in had nothing to do with cut dead cast out shut the door on put on hit list cast aside froze out frozen out condemned hindered countermanded invalidated reversed forestalled impeded checked obstructed disclaimed destroyed declared taboo cursed illegalized omitted outvoted frozen froze begrudged doomed sentenced recanted penalised penalized gridlocked corked cooled bounced disbarred officially forbid closed down closed up stonewalled ejected kept back disentitled disregarded bated occluded denied access to sidelined discluded stoppered hung up bottled up tied up jammed up boxed in considered undesirable made something punishable jilted deserted missed out refused to admit left out not counted struck kept lid on renounced fettered repelled eschewed dropped abnegated disdained excommunicated refused to employ refused admittance prevented from entering warded off withheld patronage unfollowed unfriended despised brought to screeching halt scoffed at kicked someone in the teeth imposed sanctions refused admission to washed one's hands of had nothing more to do with declared something a punishable offence passed over binned off given a wide berth to turned your back on brushed off refused entrance to handed someone the frozen mitt refrained from refused to take part in not bought gave a wide berth to poured cold water on left off stood in the way of held aloof from stayed away from threw thrown overthrew overthrown officially forbidden stricken thrown cold water on threw cold water on gave the brush-off to given the brush-off to driven out drove out abstained from given the thumbs down gave the thumbs down forsook forsaken given someone the big E gave the elbow swore off given someone the go-by given someone the air broke with sworn off gave someone the go-by gave someone the push given someone the brush-off given the elbow broken with gave someone the air given someone the push gave someone the brush-off gave someone the big E

Verb

Past tense for to criticize a (request) to the point of preclusion
attacked criticised criticized panned pilloried rubbished trashed picked holes in tore to shreds torn to shreds pummelled lambasted condemned savaged bashed knocked slammed slated pummeled pulled apart bagged slagged off hammered flayed roasted crucified reviled dissed skewered cut up put down excoriated slashed disparaged found fault with censured jumped on laid into bad-mouthed mauled denounced blasted abused reprehended had a go at cast aspersions on vilified denigrated threw brickbats at thrown brickbats at castigated flamed assailed deprecated blamed vituperated reprobated pulled to pieces potshotted belabored took to pieces taken to pieces scathed belaboured picked to pieces criticizes severely gave something a battering given something a battering pitched into taken apart took apart berated reprimanded maligned slagged faulted dispraised sledged reproved derogated derided denunciated objurgated torn to pieces tore to pieces run down jeered at vituperated against cavilled at carped at hit out at did a hatchet job on done a hatchet job on gave a bad press to given a bad press to gave someone bondi given someone bondi criticized harshly impugned rebuked chastised admonished caned blistered bollocked chided refuted chid rollicked reproached carpeted harangued brought under fire rapped fustigated belittled chewed out bawled out argued with slurred scoffed at weighed into depreciated disagreed with gave someone a bad press aspersed besmirched piled in destroyed lashed into jumped down one's throat nitpicked about rapped over the knuckles carped inveighed against hauled over the coals skinned tore into ran down poured scorn on torn into sailed into found fault snapped someone's head off reamed out started on railed against disapproved of scourged jumped on one's case cavilled laced into started in bagged on talked something down arraigned fulminated against reviewed unfavorably detracted from remonstrated with caviled dressed down rated given someone a bad press nit-picked animadverted on gave some stick to gave flak to given some stick to given flak to torn apart given something a bad press tore apart gave something a bad press criticizes strongly criticized strongly assaulted verbally went for the jugular taken to task bitten someone's head off taken on given someone a bollocking gave someone a rollicking tore off a strip torn a strip off given someone a rollicking took on gave someone a roasting tore a strip off took to task torn off a strip given someone hell gave someone a rocket bit someone's head off given someone a roasting gave someone a bollocking gave someone hell given someone a rocket gone for the jugular cut down upbraided read the riot act decried come down on ripped scolded judged nagged at found lacking nitpicked over picked at deplored execrated railed passed strictures upon inveighed lectured disapproved trimmed animadverted called down told off expressed disapproval of kicked up a stink about came down on anathematized raged lashed nitpicked scorched curst cursed clobbered thundered complained about slugged zapped hit punished proscribed accused cast out animadverted upon got at incriminated fulminated disciplined declaimed objected to protested against defamed read out nagged remonstrated basted cut to bits put away ragged keelhauled wigged jawed rowed scored discredited recriminated reamed let have it railed at kicked up a fuss about tongue-lashed put on trial ranted at put on the mat pulled up made a fuss about ticked off let someone have it made a stand mouthed off about slapped someone's wrist taken down took down given a rocket gave a rocket done down did down doomed sentenced grouched about groused about quibbled about carped about whined about moaned about charged sweared imprecated blasphemed indicted ridiculed lampooned bellyached about griped about beefed about whinged about penalised expelled dratted convicted cussed darned penalized confounded banished banned ranted challenged protested harshed fluffed slogged sounded off about fumed complained of inveigled against cried down thundered against discoursed orated perorated prosecuted contemned ostracized ostracised rebuffed scorned exprobated framed named pronounced adjudged stormed gotten at threw shade thrown shade criminated cautioned threaped chastened blustered spouted raved huffed vociferated protested strongly opposed strongly picked apart looked askance taunted spoken out spoke out sent up argued against skinned alive expostulated pinned it on hung something on pointed finger at raked preached mouthed off dishonoured gave someone a rating objected strongly to ranted about passed judgment sounded off intimidated frowned upon sent someone away with a flea in their ear brought charges against impeached kept after given someone an earful bickered brought to trial rapped someone over the knuckles withstood gave someone a mouthful excepted called to task tried taken exception to disputed given someone a row gave someone a dressing-down made a protest griped given a talking-to laid charges against gave someone a wigging given someone a dressing-down laid down the law resisted objected lodged a protest against given someone some stick pointed the finger at held at fault expostulated about slapped down gave a talking-to taken issue with inculpated opposed combated kicked given someone a rating gave someone a row disgraced expressed disagreement with yelled at took issue with dishonored complained vociferously about laid on sent up the river argued went on about gone on about gave someone an earful given someone a telling-off took exception to called to account given someone a wigging gave someone what for praught ranted and raved gave someone a telling-off gave someone some stick fought laid at one's door given someone what for lit into taxed brought someone to book jawboned rained had the law on demurred raked over the coals lessoned vociferated about had someone on the carpet combatted preferred charges against menaced brought a charge against given someone a mouthful dissented squabbled raised objections to brought a case against got angry with gotten angry with sworn swore hitten hat backbitten backbit gotten after got after given bad press gave bad press done a number on did a number on blown whistle on blew whistle on lay on gave the devil gave comeuppance given comeuppance given the devil taken to court took to court swore at taken a stand took a stand sworn at grope took a stand against spoke out against gripen taken exception spoken out against taken issue foughten took exception took issue taken a stand against given someone a caning taken someone to task blew up took to the woodshed went on at took someone to task gave someone a caning gone on at blown up taken to the woodshed

Verb

Past tense for to subject to contemptuous and dismissive language or behavior
mocked derided ridiculed jeered gibed scouted skewered jibed laughed at put down taunted scorned sneered scoffed flouted scoffed at sneered at jibed at poked fun at made fun of insulted teased chaffed pilloried jeered at ribbed kidded ragged bantered twitted razzed rallied treated with contempt made sport of flouted at poked mullock at ragged on knocked contemned pooh-poohed satirized lampooned joshed chiacked quizzed panned dissed jollied roasted made jokes about hooted fleered put on satirised goofed on japed held up to ridicule wound up needled made a monkey out of slung off at heaped scorn on took the piss out of taken the mickey out of took the mickey out of taken the piss out of hectored heckled disdained disparaged abused dismissed slighted denigrated detracted catcalled booed interrupted hissed vilified tormented barracked treated contemptuously louted slammed detracted from shouted at shouted disapproval shouted down caricatured parodied unmasked dumped on showed up buffooned humiliated made a monkey of cartooned held up to shame sent up run down catcalled at called names thumbed nose at poured scorn on pulled one's leg railed at made someone a laughing stock hooted at hissed at deflated travestied laughed out of court shouted disapproval at poked fun whistled at mimicked made a crack exposed to ridicule sniped quipped made a fool of winded someone up burlesqued made a laughing-stock exposed jested disrespected hazed scouted at jabbed made a game of jived dug booed at rid ran down rode ridden shown contempt for shown contempt showed contempt for showed contempt done a number on did a number on gave a hard time blown raspberries at given a hard time blew raspberries at blew raspberries blown raspberries joked belittled spoofed guyed funned baited imitated goaded reviled despised annoyed provoked fooled girt girded harassed affronted smoked bothered spurned decried picked on slanged discounted rejected wisecracked gagged had on aggravated rotted outraged aped hurt shucked pulled somebody's leg sledged taken off took off led on snubbed yucked yukked sniffed at badgered distorted pestered did done hassled offended looked down on irritated trash-talked exaggerated set up harried slapped criticized drowned out howled down fooled around slurred gibed at derogated hated repudiated hoaxed criticised trashed played down poked borak at messed around pulled someone's leg bad-mouthed slang plagued nudged disturbed wound wounded dogged deprecated tortured upset persecuted bedevilled bedeviled pasquinaded depreciated disregarded squibbed perverted rebuffed diminished minimized tantalized discredited abased tantalised dishonored abhorred misrepresented mortified made light of slagged off shunned vilipended undervalued whistled dishonoured condemned laughed held in contempt hurled insults at led down the garden path misprized minimised renounced sneezed at felt contempt for fooled about pulled someone's chain hit where one lives played a prank raspberried played a practical joke looked down upon cut dead put someone on cried down turned up your nose at hurt someone's feelings cast aspersions on cut down talked down cut to the quick violated spited exploited maltreated oppressed manipulated victimized worried made fun poked borack hounded ill-treated mistreated antagonized loathed detested shammed misust wronged misused importuned vexed vext brushed aside devilled gnawed beleaguered deviled disbelieved abominated execrated snapped sounded snapt maligned slandered sniggered harrowed molested railed fleered at galled irked narked got at frazzled censured libeled libelled kidded around dug at defamed susurrated upbraided twittered reproached snooted high-hatted ill-used leered grinned underrated antagonised martyred victimised swiped martyrized cracked imposed on played on got impugned hoodwinked deceived deluded beguiled duped tricked deplored disliked messed calumniated disobliged murmured undermined seethed made little of wiped waved aside pastiched whispered nagged angered copied made a joke of aspersed pissed on defied spitted on confuted pissed over refuted avoided refused crushed ranked out quipped at stepped on the toes of bamboozled cozened stultified gulled conned swung at swang at snickered at sniggered at injured miscalled flirted with found intolerable gamboled disrelished gambolled frolicked regarded with contempt debased blistered curst cursed degraded pranked flipped diverted entertained hacked you off commented negatively shamed made cutting remarks about turned up your nose said contemptuously led somebody on smiled at walked over neglected eschewed mimed impersonated twisted turned down considered beneath you made a mockery of howled shrieked hollered shright poor-mouthed got on the nerves of uttered catcalls expressed contempt punned sallied caused offence to turned up one's nose curled one's lip at laid a bad trip on treated with disdain curled your lip at spitted in the eye of turned back on considered beneath one spitted in the face of got in the hair of treated disrespectfully shucked someone had a down on had no use for yanked somebody's chain wiped out called someone names played tricks made a monkey out of someone messed about pulled your leg played the fool rotted someone looked down one's nose at messed someone about played a trick took the mickey felt contempt made ridiculous turned your nose up at held up to scorn looked down nose at amused kissed off taken the mickey stayed made absurd turned nose up at thumbed one's nose at had a joke with had someone on ridged played a joke stepped on one's toes misled boned messed someone around flimflammed gnawn gnew gotten at dumped gotten gat slam-dunked shrunk from shrank from sod sodden taken advantage of did an injustice to took advantage of done an injustice to was above been above were above prankt given Bronx cheer gave Bronx cheer given offence to gave offence to torn to pieces tore to pieces threw shade thrown shade wrote off written off took in taken in given the Bronx cheer to gave the Bronx cheer to gave no quarter went for jugular gone for jugular given no quarter did a takeoff of done an impression of done a takeoff of did an impression of

Verb

Past tense for to kill by shooting
killed smoked wasted felled fell murdered slaughtered destroyed gunned down brought down put to death cut down wiped out cut to pieces butchered put away eliminated mowed down exterminated liquidated massacred offed assassinated dispatched executed terminated eradicated finished off slayed croaked iced topped whacked stiffed knocked off bumped off rubbed out annihilated put down put to sleep erased polished off ended the life of decimated scragged extirpated put an end to snuffed neutralized got neutralised disposed of hit taken out took out blew away blown away did away with done away with snuffed out slain slew zapped done to death did to death done in did in caused the death of made away with taken the life of took the life of put to the sword gotten gat terminated with extreme prejudice canceled cancelled abolished did for done for claimed blotted out carried off obliterated shot removed purged extinguished effaced gotten rid of downed got rid of wiped from the face of the earth garrotted expunged stamped out swept away finished waxed blacked out put paid to cleaned up put end to rooted out wiped off the face of the earth gave someone the works given someone the works hat hitten silenced shotten vaporized vaporised washed out sent to kingdom come totalled ethnically cleansed blackballed lynched taken someone's life quashed wiped off the map nixed knocked someone off taken guillotined excised deep-sixed strangled scratched razed hanged took scrubbed totaled weeded out crucified hung trashed suffocated took someone's life greased asphyxiated sacrificed sent to the gas chambers squashed demolished immolated torpedoed smote smited smit smitten chilled dusted off put before a firing squad put out of its misery defeated cooled beheaded decapitated electrocuted killed off stretched out ended put a stop to axed mutilated euthanized beat overwhelmed gassed sent to the chair stoned to death sent to the gibbet sent to the electric chair strung up sent to the gas chamber stabbed dusted nuked quelled ruined overcome murked nullified overpowered routed knifed smothered garotted aborted annulled overturned worsted stunned sterilized dragged sterilised excluded drug bested blasted sticked vanquished stuck mangled tortured maimed deleted stoned brought to an end devastated bowstringed fried bowstrung depopulated cleared away dragged down sent to the gallows discarded carried out a sentence of death on moved in for the kill killed in cold blood dispensed with discontinued taken care of took care of overthrew overthrown did done overcame beaten taken down took down took a life taken a life took away taken away took off taken off drove to the wall driven to the wall

Verb

Past tense for to shame or put down
humbled humiliated shamed degraded demeaned abased chastened debased disgraced subdued mortified sank sunk sunken abashed broke brake broken belittled crushed owned own reduced chagrined cheapened discredited dishonoured dishonored lowered caused to lose face embarrassed made a fool of smirched tore down torn down bemeant bemeaned deflated discomfited squashed demoted fouled overcame overcome silenced snubbed squelched upset brought down cast down pulled down put away put down put to shame struck dumb stricken dumb took down taken down brought low cut down to size made eat dirt made someone eat crow made someone eat humble pie popped one's balloon put one away brought down a peg cut to the quick made one feel small forced to eat humble pie put someone in their place took down a peg or two taken down a peg or two took down a peg taken down a peg settled someone's hash smeared run down showed up denigrated disparaged devalued reproached disconcerted quashed diminished slammed panned destroyed cut down put in a bad light cast aspersions on let down easy put out of countenance let wind out of sails ran down defamed slandered sullied stigmatized vilified tarnished stained besmirched maligned tainted injured corrupted prostituted slurred dispirited calumniated perverted cowed censured depraved bastardized subverted cankered profaned vitiated deteriorated damaged harmed poisoned demoralized lessened warped debauched marred soiled besmeared dismayed discouraged flattened disheartened insulted dehumanized spoilt desensitized spoiled brutalized weakened undermined exposed withered blistered ripped discountenanced disfavored compromised desensitised dehumanised derogated detracted bastardised brutalised demoralised decried disesteemed stigmatised disfavoured confounded confused vanquished downplayed debunked dashed ridiculed brought into disrepute dragged through the mud brought shame to dragged through the mire defiled blotted reflected badly on lowered the status of brought shame upon punctured balloon knocked down made ashamed detracted from played down brought into disfavour pooh-poohed blackened someone's name caused to feel small knocked the stuffing out of made uncomfortable made someone feel ashamed taken the wind out of someone's sails took the wind out of someone's sails gave a bad name given a bad name did a hatchet job on done a hatchet job on shown in a bad light showed in a bad light given a black eye gave a black eye taken the wind out of somebody's sails took the wind out of somebody's sails downgraded polluted bestialized contaminated depreciated ruined impaired busted abused disrated befouled infected desecrated animalized blemished led astray hurt violated defaced dragged down adulterated minimized blighted crippled stooped betrayed dirtied distorted descended devaluated blackened made degenerate minimised diluted embittered depressed wasted relegated discolored despoiled discoloured lowered in rank lowered in status blasphemed trashed tarred marked down influenced messed up treated with disrespect misust misused disfigured decreased sold out undervalued undercut attenuated declassed cut tamed alloyed set back ravaged vandalized outraged reduced the status of maculated cast a slur treated sacrilegiously axed reduced to the ranks vandalised committed sacrilege mucked up let down reduced in importance appalled put someone to shame put in your place put double whammy on had the last laugh on unsettled seduced coloured biased biassed prejudiced turned misemployed flawed twisted jaundiced condescended deigned misapplied soured defeated colored squandered hardened crawled debilitated endamaged wrecked rotted sold sacrificed overwhelmed smashed enfeebled overpowered subjugated crabbed bent skewed blotched speckled bended bloodied mongrelized dumped on destabilized sabotaged consumed manipulated inflicted rusted devalorized sapped suppressed incapacitated dismissed beat down toughened grimed muddied begrimed denatured lived in the gutter deformed extinguished impoverished curbed touched branded smudged envenomed corroded bumped reverted mechanised barbarized demolished automatized automated mechanized imbruted reduced in value worsened robotized minified enervated spotted routed kicked downstairs case-hardened inured crossed up softened dropped discounted restrained disciplined succumbed delegated reduced in rank reduced in quality scourged splashed spattered sored disappointed destabilised scuzzed up made foul spoliated afflicted devastated pillaged repressed desolated devoured sacked slashed checked depredated curst voodooed cursed reviled cussed darned viced sweared scorned flamed mocked hoodooed annoyed coarsened mucked gaumed bemired daubed splattered distained mired slowed dipped blasphemed against caused instability brought to ruin rattled vexed displeased vext fazed nonplussed affronted flustered wasted away made dirty made filthy got filthy made unfeeling made callous horrified kept down nosed dive debased yourself demeaned yourself talked dirty committed sin lowered yourself debased oneself demeaned oneself lowered oneself brought someone to their knees mussed bedraggled stripped someone of their rank mussed up harassed committed sacrilege against crumbed made lose face got the better of laid waste to worried gotten the better of made mucky messed moved down beaten down went bad gone bad gone to hell went to hell ulcered got dirty gotten dirty sworn swore done wrong did wrong taken apart took apart took the wind out got one's comeuppance gotten one's comeuppance taken the wind out wrote off wrote down written off written down took to pieces taken to pieces took to bits taken to bits

Verb

Past tense for to injure
scathed injured abused assailed attacked bashed belaboured belabored blasted castigated excoriated lambasted potshotted savaged slammed trashed vituperated blistered drubbed flayed lashed panned scarified scorched scored scourged slapped slashed vilified jumped on lit into sailed into tied into beat up on lashed into ripped into burned someone's ears burnt someone's ears crawled all over pinned someone's ears back raked over the coals put someone on the griddle read the riot act put someone on the hot seat cut lacerated lanced incised scratched pummelled beat let someone have it put on the mat put down censured criticized berated chastised rebuked reprimanded scolded admonished reproached chided reproved upbraided chid lectured carpeted rated hammered ragged keelhauled objurgated reprehended slated bollocked basted rapped jawed wigged flamed trimmed rowed dissed chastened pummeled disciplined railed caned punished whipped corrected reamed penalized flogged thrashed penalised criticised had a go at laid into chewed out pitched into tongue-lashed leaned on railed at reamed out ranted at come down on bawled out railed against sent someone away with a flea in their ear laid out jumped down one's throat pulled up laced into rapped over the knuckles slapped down told off criticizes severely dragged over the coals hauled over the coals ticked off rapped someone the knuckles remonstrated with dressed down called down beaten gave someone a row gave someone some stick gave someone a mouthful given someone what for given someone a caning gave someone a rating blew up at tore into gave someone a roasting taken to task given someone a row gave someone a caning torn into gave someone a dressing-down given a talking-to gave a rocket gave someone a wigging given someone a dressing-down took to task gave someone an earful given someone some stick torn off a strip given someone a bollocking given someone a telling-off given someone hell gave someone a rocket gave someone a rollicking tore off a strip gave a talking-to given a rocket came down on lay out blown up at given someone a roasting gave someone a bollocking given someone a mouthful given someone a rollicking given someone an earful gave someone hell given someone a wigging gave someone what for given someone a rocket given someone a rating gave someone a telling-off

Verb

Past tense for to cause to be ineffective or immobilized
immobilised immobilized disabled crippled halted paralysed jammed stopped deactivated disenabled froze frozen hamstrung hamstringed inactivated incapacitated paralyzed prostrated clamped actioned arrested attenuated battered blunted damaged debilitated disarmed disqualified enervated enfeebled exhausted handicapped harmed hocked hogtied hurt impaired invalidated kiboshed maimed made inoperative mangled marred mutilated muzzled pinioned rendered inactive ruined sabotaged sapped shattered spoiled spoilt tied totalled totaled unbraced undermined unfitted unstrengthened weakened wrecked brought to a halt prevented from moving prevented from working rendered inoperative knocked out rendered incapable took out taken out put out of action threw monkey wrench in thrown monkey wrench in brought to a standstill lamed indisposed torpefied spiked made powerless made unfit rendered powerless restricted injured cut wound wounded disfigured defaced put out of commission lacerated crushed blemished cut up dismembered hacked diminished hindered compromised vitiated bruised scratched crabbed flawed endamaged bloodied destroyed crossed up numbed messed up fouled up roughed up benumbed deadened deformed broke broken brake hog-tied subverted gashed mauled reduced smashed decreased lessened distorted deteriorated grazed ravaged palsied scarred hit tarnished impeded scraped put out threatened blighted blasted prejudiced hacked up appalled debased pummelled layed up laid up dinged cut to ribbons cut to pieces put on the sick list shut down put the kibosh on obtunded dulled butchered massacred truncated gimped castrated hospitalized destabilized seized jeopardized worsened pounded hobbled idled unplugged scuppered dislimbed stifled sidelined slashed pierced disrupted impoverished expurgated adulterated censored bowdlerized pulverized scathed knackered corroded afflicted devitalized depressed tainted dismantled corrupted annihilated trashed amputated bowdlerised stabbed punctured winged teared ripped piqued aggrieved waxed contorted burnt burned distressed pained tormented tortured grieved fouled invalided hospitalised caused injury to banged up worked over caused pain to pulverised withered torpedoed inconvenienced scorched shocked plugged zapped irritated anesthetized daunted closed stunned nonplussed transfixed astounded demolished dazed anaesthetized stupefied petrified bemused made lame torn apart tore apart devaluated tweaked cheapened queered devalued sticked nicked clipped stuck carved sliced contused hashed up belted whipped flailed slapped pummeled whacked punched spanked slugged pinched flogged punished pommeled lashed pommelled interfered with loused up smashed up screwed up jeopardised destabilised mucked up detracted from shaken up shook up clipped wings rendered inoperable turned off had a bad effect on caused detriment to wreaked havoc on seized up lost strength made useless opened up brought to a grinding halt laid someone up become unable to move made nerveless pulled the rug out from under become immobilized brought to grinding halt stopped dead become stuck ground to a halt made inert hitten torn tore stung carven shaken shook did mischief to drawn blood done mischief to did in done in drew blood done harm to wrought havoc on wrought havoc did harm to tore limb from limb torn limb from limb thrown a monkey wrench into threw a monkey wrench into became unable to move became stuck became immobilized

Adjective

Much troubled
distressed upset anxious distraught troubled afflicted agitated distracted tormented worried jittery miffed perturbed saddened shaky unhappy bothered bugged concerned discombobulated dragged exercised harassed peeved ripped shook spooked wired wrecked wretched all torn up antsy basket case bummed out bundle of nerves cut up disconsolate distrait fidgety hyper in a stew in a tizzy inconsolable jumpy shook up strung out unconsolable unglued up the wall uptight disturbed tense uneasy nervous edgy apprehensive overwrought discomposed flustered rattled unsettled disquieted stressed hysterical ill at ease worked up disconcerted frantic alarmed ruffled restless twitchy shaken nervy dismayed unnerved unquiet frightened in a state fearful insecure fretful uncomfortable frenzied shocked scared dithery queasy het up on edge afraid stressy confused aflutter queazy annoyed excited vexed thrown hung up fazed flurried beside oneself desperate hassled discountenanced overstrung atwitter hurt devastated grieved in a panic keyed up angsty hot and bothered in a flap fraught panicky goosey hinky wound up strained sad raving crazed terrified worried sick traumatized having kittens crazy hectic overwhelmed gutted toey adrenalized horrified traumatised hysteric emotional high-strung overexcited irked muddled beset plagued panic-stricken delirious nonplussed pressured discomfited beside yourself unzipped in a tizz strung up on tenterhooks daunted timid startled insane unbalanced in a flat spin taut excitable under pressure disappointed restive overactive heated crushed timorous shattered wrought-up overcome irritated windy inconvenienced mad feverish aghast hot under the collar hag-ridden aroused highly strung harried affected skittish swivel-eyed embarrassed under stress angry all of a dither abashed flighty perplexed in a twitter worked-up in a cold sweat on pins and needles stressed out like a fish out of water miserable irrational febrile irritable neurotic mortified at the end of your tether careful chagrined wild choked provoked fretting shy touchy shivery angered hounded stunned panic-struck beleaguered blue hard-pressed panicked verklempt heartbroken trembling hyperactive berserk awkward angstful solicitous anguished pained careworn spooky squirrelly broken up riled frenetic in a dither in a spin tortured put out flummoxed deranged unscrewed hesitant in a sweat unhinged a wreck a bundle of nerves fuddled demented self-conscious pressurized in a twit in a state of agitation bewildered pressurised worried stiff floored all of a lather out of your mind out of place up against it under the cosh flipped out like a cat on a hot tin roof taken aback stressed-out out of one's mind in pieces with one's stomach in knots with one's heart in one's mouth with butterflies in one's stomach shell-shocked in shock undone trepidatious overemotional skittery sensitive brittle spasmodic weak histrionic fluttery emotive quaking dispirited inflamed mousy appalled fussy injured damaged strung-up horror-struck scary terrorized affrighted stirred up flapping asea easily frightened easily agitated emotionally charged moved unsteady clutched exacerbated puzzled displeased aggravated pestered harrowed overstretched falling apart impaired in a lather turbulent disorderly bricking oneself disorientated consumed all of a flutter wavering unpeaceful unrestful terrorised flushed intense in a bad way browbeaten galled chafed aquiver butterflies in stomach biting one's nails disoriented shaking in one's shoes intimidated fearsome suspicious cowardly terror-stricken discouraged frozen cowed funky faint-hearted blanched petrified disheartened offended fretted tearing one's hair out tied up in knots unreluctant dazed confounded hurried frayed rushed low strange unrelaxed in turmoil lost unsure tooshie broken-hearted hyped-up afire atingle hyperexcited carried away at one's wits' end not knowing what to do with oneself in a frenzy out of one's wit hunted wounded freaked-out wound-up under a strain high keyed-up fired-up hot-and-bothered stirred weary strung-out worn unstrung tired spent furious frazzled in disorder amazed throwing a wobbly emotionally defeated at the end of one's tether with one's back up against the wall at the end of one's rope raging fevered uncontrolled come apart psyched out steamed up caught off balance out of countenance shook-up at sea messed-up in botheration psyched-out mixed-up thrown off balance in awe scared stiff run scared violent fierce maniacal rabid ferocious hot under collar all shook up zipped up hot juiced up at sixes and sevens knocked sideways nuts addled out of control berko cross complaining put out of countenance weird last-minute zonkers corybantic scared to death have cold feet fractious petulant put upon sick very upset knocked for six weirded out freaked out spazzed out wigged out testy querulous at your wits' end at wits' end at wit's end ill crabbed captious crotchety tetchy peevish on the rack grumpy short-tempered ill-natured bad-tempered irascible like a chicken with its head cut off bad disordered cranky splenetic out of sorts ill-tempered wrought up whining crabby grumbling ratty wreck snappish perverse contrary ornery caviling faultfinding carping huffy critical mean poorly cavilling shaking watchful dreading in suspense in a state of nerves a basket case sweating bullets shot to pieces like a cat on hot bricks having butterflies in the stomach

Adjective

Sad and dispirited
dejected down downhearted blue depressed gloomy miserable sad despondent downcast glum low melancholy wretched crestfallen disconsolate dismal doleful woebegone disheartened low-spirited cast down morose broken-hearted crushed demoralised demoralized desolate heavy-hearted unhappy forlorn hangdog heartbroken long-faced bad brokenhearted choked disappointed discouraged dispirited down in the dumps droopy heartsick heartsore heavyhearted inconsolable joyless melancholic mournful saddened shamefaced sorrowful sorry woeful abject atrabilious black bleak broody chap-fallen cheerless clouded dampened dashed dolorous dragged drooping fed up hurting in the doldrums moody mopey mopish sagging spiritless brassed off cheesed off down in the mouth bummed out sick as a parrot all torn up in the pits distressed despairing hopeless pessimistic oppressed in despair defeatist dismayed chapfallen in pain as sick as a parrot grief-stricken troubled desperate anguished down-in-the-mouth in low spirits upset sunk bummed-out weighed down lugubrious funereal tearful sorry for oneself dreary grim Eeyorish mourning grieving cast-down griefstricken damp subdued shaken sapped downbeat thrown shattered cowed daunted suicidal in a blue funk listless brooding dull anxious sorrowing frantic devastated resigned singing the blues shot-down no-win strabilious pained weary long-suffering cynical can't win in the soup not a prayer in the dumps disillusioned discontented at end of one's rope at the end of your tether dissatisfied disgruntled disenchanted disconcerted frustrated discomfited miffed hurt displeased chagrined aghast beaten gutted irked unsatisfied disturbed perturbed bothered baulked objecting worsted vanquished balked let down cut up taken down sombre somber sullen solemn saturnine comfortless depressing dark morbid depressive elegiac sepulchral dour gray elegiacal grey dire godforsaken drear lonesome lonely rueful cold dreich afflicted murky darkening tenebrous chill plutonian tenebrific sunless cloudy Cimmerian negative mirthless destroyed teary piteous down and out out of sorts sulky wistful weeping pathetic regretful broken distraught grieved bereaved tristful dispiriting agonized down-hearted oppressive austere tragic heartrending agonised moping pitiful defeated painful grumpy distressing bleeding dysphoric disheartening grave crummy lachrymose emotional unwelcoming bitter weepy crabbed humorless tormented heartbreaking humourless sick at heart with a long face drab suffering sour overwhelmed pensive flat ripped plaintive aggrieved grievous helpless lamentable dim surly calamitous stark sober bereft dolent uncomfortable unenthusiastic on a downer saddening draggy sunk in gloom torn up unnerved unhopeful down-and-out deflated pitiable enervated low in spirits drearisome uninviting fatalistic uptight gloom-ridden heavy dolesome foreboding plangent bewailing bemoaning wailing aching inhospitable dingy bare ruthful unfortunate bearish wounded bland harrowing suspicious distrustful heart-rending clinical frowning in grief in doldrums deplorable dejecting impersonal doubting low-down hapless overcome alarmist in tears bowed down doubtful wintry jarring wintery institutional in the toilet languid ugly undermined languorous unconfident humbled given to looking on the black side worried abashed drained concerned deterred sheepish earnest angry devitalized discombobulated overpowered browbeaten adust apathetic cross forbidding lamenting bugged shook tortured ticked off teed off browned off peed off lovesick antsy funeral deploring traumatized pining huffy serious intimidated forsaken languishing angst-ridden shook up unamused sobersided dirge-like unconsolable discouraging ill-humoured powerless ill-humored regrettable unsmiling heavy with grief overcome with sorrow traumatised defenceless in a funk in sorrow in mourning uncommunicative mopy fierce defenseless down in dumps taciturn full of sorrow crabby harsh without hope po-faced bad-tempered triste ill-tempered uncertain blue funk stony-faced very sad sore burned contused without energy empty taken aback at sinister unmanned unoptimistic prostrated mortified remorseful emo torn-up discontent horrible ominous depressant reflective dirgelike lowered bowed dirgeful annoyed heart-sick misanthropic dolorific afflictive cringing guilty off sluggish sorry for yourself afflicting churlish atrocious lost threnodic troubling tear-jerking affecting doomed down in mouth weakened sob story guilty-looking furtive forgotten homeless abandoned unfavorable unfavourable unmitigable fraught poor worthless luckless glowering friendless destitute uncared-for lorn prostrate with grief sick ashamed embarrassed sneaking strained have the blahs companionless racked ailing phlegmatic unresponsive let-down not happy dragging solitary fruitless alone put off acheronian unable to be comforted unable to be consoled languished cowering humiliated conscience-stricken uneasy feeling down full of gloom unenthused beside oneself with grief having the blahs having blue devils up the creek at the end of one's tether at one's wits' end crippled nostalgic bummed downtrodden beat-down come-apart caved-in down-in-mouth beat unfriendly stern feeling low looking as if one had lost a pound and found a penny vexed agitated discomposed ruffled disquieted lacking in confidence lacking in enthusiasm having lost heart severe harassed wrecked discountenanced flustered aflutter plagued tamed gruff with cold feet lost momentum haunted spooked harrowed worrying dishonoured ruined jumpy persecuted unglued in blue funk gone to pieces horrid disastrous dreadful poker-faced strung out awful catastrophic fatal appalling licked dishonored chilly deadly ruinous flinty intimidating ungentle louring steely rough lowering mean-looking rugged shocking terrible cataclysmic mentally defeated in a stew racked with suffering in a tizzy racked with pain disapproving stony unsympathetic moving agonizing galling devastating stirring disturbing unlucky distressful horrendous vexatious gruesome hard-faced hard stringent lethal adverse mortal crushing mooning spurned yearning deathly agonising fateful destructive temperamental irritable touchy jilted ill-fated ill-starred offended cantankerous crusty curt irascible petulant slighted neglected rejected testy sensitive tetchy lacklustre passive excitable splenetic mardy chippy agitable piqued impatient waspish insipid weak lifeless limp unrequited impotent paralysed fiery huffish mumpish crotchety tooshie neurotic kittle skittish meek characterless colourless irresolute feeble disarmed speechless dazed stunned submissive torpid unmoved spineless unimpassioned wooden dry vapid uninspired uninspiring passionless lackadaisical bloodless desiccated anaemic lovelorn crossed in love loveless unrequited in love slothful cowardly tame gutless dopey inanimate blah indecisive unconcerned boring lackluster indifferent drippy reduced colorless anemic short-tempered easily frightened easily upset hot-tempered easily agitated quick-tempered hot-headed high-strung drowned hit for six knocked for six brought to your knees prostrate immobilized knocked over paralyzed at a low ebb laid low open incapacitated fallen immobilised wishy-washy flat tire lacking in vitality

Antonym of shot down

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