Synonyms for scorched

Synonyms for (adjective) scorched

Synonyms: scorched

Definition: having everything destroyed so nothing is left salvageable by an enemy

Usage: Sherman's scorched earth policy

Similar words: destroyed

Definition: spoiled or ruined or demolished

Usage: war left many cities destroyed; Alzheimer's is responsible for her destroyed mind


Synonyms: adust, baked, sunbaked, parched, scorched

Definition: dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight

Usage: a vast desert all adust; land lying baked in the heat; parched soil; the earth was scorched and bare; sunbaked salt flats

Similar words: dry

Definition: free from liquid or moisture; lacking natural or normal moisture or depleted of water; or no longer wet

Usage: dry land; dry clothes; a dry climate; dry splintery boards; a dry river bed; the paint is dry