What does burned-out mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. burned-out, burnt-outadjective

    exhausted as a result of longtime stress

    "she was burned-out before she was 30"

  2. burned-out, burnt-outadjective

    inoperative as a result of heat or friction

    "a burned-out picture tube"

  3. burned, burnt, burned-over, burned-out, burnt-outadjective

    destroyed or badly damaged by fire

    "a row of burned houses"; "a charred bit of burnt wood"; "a burned-over site in the forest"; "barricaded the street with burnt-out cars"

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of burned-out in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of burned-out in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of burned-out in a Sentence

  1. Rubin Donis:

    They always burned out and they were never transmitted long distances repeatedly by wild birds.

  2. Molly Monk:

    Everyone is burned out, honestly, from having these large events constantly.

  3. Terence Monahan:

    I think we did a lot well. I think — there was no loss of life during the course of this. No buildings went up in flames. No businesses were burned out. The looters, I think we responded, we — we made sure we were able to contain it to the best of our ability, for a city of 8.6 million people, I thought we did a good job in light of unprecedented type circumstances.

  4. Sir Thomas More, Works:

    A little wonton money, which burned out the bottom of his purse.

  5. William H Gass:

    We have scarcely gotten home ... when our children's sneezes greet us, skinned knees bleed after waiting all day to do so. There is the bellyache and the burned-out basement bulb, the stalled car and the incontinent cat. The windows frost, the toilets sweat, the body of our spouse is one cold shoulder and the darkness of our bedroom is soon full of the fallen shadows of our failures.

Images & Illustrations of burned-out

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