Definitions for washed-out

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

washed′-out′(adj.)

  1. faded, esp. from washing.

  2. Informal. weary; exhausted. tired-looking; wan.

    Category: Informal

Origin of washed-out:

1830–40

Princeton's WordNet

  1. exhausted, dog-tired, fagged, fatigued, played out, spent, washed-out, worn-out(a), worn out(p)(adj)

    drained of energy or effectiveness; extremely tired; completely exhausted

    "the day's shopping left her exhausted"; "he went to bed dog-tired"; "was fagged and sweaty"; "the trembling of his played out limbs"; "felt completely washed-out"; "only worn-out horses and cattle"; "you look worn out"

  2. bleached, faded, washed-out, washy(adj)

    having lost freshness or brilliance of color

    "sun-bleached deck chairs"; "faded jeans"; "a very pale washed-out blue"; "washy colors"

Wiktionary

  1. washed-out(Adjective)

    lacking colour, as if faded

  2. washed-out(Adjective)

    tired, jaded and lacking animation


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

washed-out(adjective)

completely lacking in energy etc

I feel quite washed-out today.

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