outworn

[ out-wawrn, -wohrn ]
/ ˈaʊtˈwɔrn, -ˈwoʊrn /

adjective

out-of-date, outmoded, or obsolete: outworn ideas; outworn methods.
worn-out, as clothes.
exhausted in strength or endurance, as persons.

verb

past participle of outwear.

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Origin of outworn

First recorded in 1555–65; out- + worn

OTHER WORDS FROM outworn

un·out·worn, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for outworn

outworn
/ (ˈaʊtwɔːn, ˌaʊtˈwɔːn) /

adjective

no longer accepted, used, believed, etc; obsolete or outmoded
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