- worn or used beyond repair.
- depleted of energy, strength, or enthusiasm; exhausted; fatigued.
Origin of worn-out
First recorded in 1585–95
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Related Words for worn outdilapidated, crumbling, run-down, decaying, battered, deteriorated, ramshackle
- worn or used until threadbare, valueless, or useless
- exhausted; very weary
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Idioms and Phrases with worn out
see wear out.
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