What is another word for rutted?

Pronunciation: [ɹˈʌtɪd] (IPA)

Rutted refers to an uneven, bumpy, or pitted surface that is difficult to traverse. Some synonyms for rutted include potholed, grooved, rugged, bumpy, uneven, rocky, and rough. These words also convey a similar sense of difficulty in movement and indicate the presence of physical obstacles or impediments. Other synonyms include fissured, riven, scarred, and craggy, which describe the surface texture in greater detail. Rutted surfaces are commonly encountered on unpaved roads and trails, and the use of synonyms can help writers paint a more vivid picture of the conditions in their descriptions.

What are the hypernyms for Rutted?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the antonyms for Rutted?

  • adj.

    noun
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Usage examples for Rutted

Blazing sunshine beat down upon the rutted street, and an unpleasant gritty dust blew along it.
"The Greater Power"
Harold Bindloss W. Herbert Dunton
A rutted trail led between the trees, and as the team moved a little faster down the dip the wagon jolted sharply.
"A Prairie Courtship"
Harold Bindloss
Turning a corner, they came out into a wider space from which a riband of rutted trail led out into the wilderness.
"A Prairie Courtship"
Harold Bindloss

Famous quotes with Rutted

  • Evolving life must experience a vast range of possibilities, based on environmental histories so unpredictable that no realized route - the pathway to consciousness in the form of Homo sapiens or Little Green Men, for example - can be construed as a highway to heaven, but must be viewed as a tortuous track rutted with uncountable obstacles and festooned with innumerable alternative branches. Any reasonably precise repetition of our earthly route on another planet therefore becomes wildly improbable even in a trillion cases.
    Stephen Jay Gould

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