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forspent

[fawr-spent]
adjective Archaic.
  1. worn out; exhausted.
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Also forespent.

Origin of forspent

past participle of Middle English forspenden, Old English forspendan. See for-, spend
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  • No wonder there is an appalling infant mortality, while a childbed death is too often the fate of the forspent mother.

    The Old World in the New

    Edward Alsworth Ross


British Dictionary definitions for forspent

forspent

forespent

adjective
  1. archaic tired out; exhausted
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