worn-out

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

adjective

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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British Dictionary definitions for worn out

worn-out

adjective (worn out when postpositive)

worn or used until threadbare, valueless, or useless
exhausted; very weary

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Idioms and Phrases with worn out

worn out

see wear out.


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