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  1. burned-out.
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Related Words for burnt-out

wasted, finished, used, dead, lost, wearied, enervated, shot, weakened, drained, blown, exhausted, bushed, weary, dissipated, prostrate, debilitated, limp, shattered, fagged

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  • When the Gods entered his dwelling they found only the burnt-out fire.

  • He was not white, as the dead are said to be: no, he was as black as a coal—a burnt-out coal.

    The Sand-Hills of Jutland

    Hans Christian Andersen

  • True poetry, the best of it, is but the ashes of a burnt-out passion.

    Over the Teacups

    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

  • And that was all; that and the burnt-out blue of the sky and the steady shimmer of the heat.

    The Octopus

    Frank Norris

  • The circling darknesses are opaque to us,—like burnt-out suns.