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Exhausted, worn out, as in This was the third trip the mules had made, and they were utterly played out. [Mid-1800s]
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Example sentences from the Web for played out
No; Parlyment's a played-out fraud, flabby and footy, flat and faddy.
Mr. Thorpe reflected to himself that the peerage was by no means so played-out an institution as some people imagined.The Market-Place|Harold Frederic
Two gurl-probblems sniffing at Marriage, that played-out old farce—at sixteen!
It is so impossible to be young, Claude Melville said very wearily, and with his little air of played-out indifference.Bye-Ways|Robert Smythe Hichens
They ran along together for a year or more, selling a played-out mine now and then or a "promising claim," for a small sum.Old Gorgon Graham|George Horace Lorimer