Synonyms for Rending:
ripping, cacophonic, splitting, cacophonous.
Depredating, laying waste, ravaging, wrecking, damaging, pillaging, wasting, vandalizing, Despoiling, ruining, spoiling, wreaking havoc, ransacking, Marring.
dividing, splitting, Dissociating, Detaching, partitioning, Sundering, Rupturing, uncoupling, Disassociating, dismantling, Disengaging, Disconnecting, Segregating, Excising, parting, alienating, Insulating, severing, Halving, breaking, Divorcing, cleaving, Separating, Disuniting, Disjoining, fragmenting.
tearing, bifurcating, fissuring, Slitting, forking, branching.
Disintegrating, disaffiliating, unfixing, Incising, disassembling, Bisecting, unhinging, cutting, ripping, estranging, axing, ungluing, Amputating, Dissecting, slicing, paring, Removing.
Usage examples for rending
Kovrin heard his despairing, heart- rending cry. – The Lady with the Dog and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov