Definition of shattering:
- disintegrating (part of speech: verb)
- shattering (part of speech: verb)
Of course there sometimes fall shattering blows upon us, when someone who was half the world to us, on whom we have leant and depended, whose mind and heart have cast a glow of hope and comfort upon every detail of life, steps past the veil into the unseen.- "The Silent Isle", Arthur Christopher Benson.
- "The Spinners", Eden Phillpotts.
- "The Prussian Terror", Alexandre Dumas.