Wartorn, War torn, or War-torn?

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    May 04, 2012 3:02 PM GMT
    As an adjective, which is most correct?

    My earliest memories are the first five years of my life in the war-torn Welsh hills.
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    May 04, 2012 3:31 PM GMT
    wrestlervic saidAs an adjective, which is most correct?

    My earliest memories are the first five years of my life in the war-torn Welsh hills.


    I think that "war-torn" is the right one, but hyphenated words always fuck with me icon_mad.gif
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    May 04, 2012 3:32 PM GMT

    The area is war torn.

    It is a war-torn area.

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    May 04, 2012 6:25 PM GMT
    ^ DJ got it!

    The adjectival form is always hyphenated.
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    May 04, 2012 8:03 PM GMT
    mizzouguy10 saidGood thing you created a thread instead of using a dictionary!



    I did, dickwad, or would that be dick-wad? One of the online dictionaries had wartorn, but others didn't. I even searched news articles and films and saw it all three ways. Thus, I went to RJ for a consensus. icon_wink.gif
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    May 04, 2012 8:25 PM GMT
    I spend lots of time in the war-torn forums of RJ.
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    May 04, 2012 8:51 PM GMT
    Wartorn? As in Edith?
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    May 04, 2012 9:08 PM GMT
    wort torn

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    May 04, 2012 9:54 PM GMT
    In what language?