What does washed-out mean?

Definitions for washed-out

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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"


  1. washed-out(Adjective)

    lacking colour, as if faded

  2. washed-out(Adjective)

    tired, jaded and lacking animation


  1. Chaldean Numerology

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

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of washed-out in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Vilas Shinde:

    If rainfall fails next week, then my investment in seeds and fertilisers will be washed out.

  2. Phil Hartmann:

    So as these compression garments claim it increases the blood flow during exercise, those negative -- well potentially negative -- properties can be washed out sooner.

  3. Gary Bradshaw:

    I think we’ll have a heck of a snap-back rally and crude will eventually, my guess, rebound to around $55 a barrel, we’re buying stocks thinking they’re awful close to getting washed out.

  4. National Weather Service:

    These kind of prolific rainfalls are not unprecedented, but this is definitely one for the history books, we have had numerous reports of road closures. We have had roads washed out, sink holes forming.

  5. Robert Kaplan:

    If we don't have an extremely simple message, as in free water, you will not be charged for the water that you use that is related to this flushing, I'm afraid we're not able to get that lead washed out of the system.

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