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Severe ForcePlay
Used to imply strong, repeated force causing damage or injury. SlideThe door was battered in the burglary.
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Physical ViolencePlay
Can indicate violence against another person, often in domestic contexts. SlideThe evidence showed he had battered the victim.
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Emotional WeightPlay
Carries a heavy emotional connotation when referring to abuse. SlideShe joined a support group for battered individuals.