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Definitions for worn
wɔrn, woʊrnworn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wornadjective

    affected by wear; damaged by long use

    "worn threads on the screw"; "a worn suit"; "the worn pockets on the jacket"

  2. careworn, drawn, haggard, raddled, wornadjective

    showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering

    "looking careworn as she bent over her mending"; "her face was drawn and haggard from sleeplessness"; "that raddled but still noble face"; "shocked to see the worn look of his handsome young face"- Charles Dickens

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Wornpart. pass. of wear.

    His is a maiden shield,
    Guiltless of fight: mine batter’d, hew’d and bor’d,
    Worn out of service, must forsake his lord. Dryden.

    What I now offer, is the wretched remainder of a sickly age, worn out with study, and oppress’d by fortune. Dryden.

    The greatest part of mankind are given up to labour, whose lives are worn out only in the provisions for living. John Locke.

    Your cold hypocrisy’s a stale device,
    A worn-out trick; would’st thou be thought in earnest,
    Cloath thy feign’d zeal in rage, in fire, in fury. Addison.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Worn

    of Wear

  2. Worn

    p. p. of Wear

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Worn

    wōrn, pa.p. of wear.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'worn' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4097

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of worn in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of worn in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of worn in a Sentence

  1. Simon Missiri:

    Many families with young children and the elderly have been left homeless. They are living in makeshift shelters on embankments and river banks, for well over a month people's coping mechanisms have been worn down by successive waves of flooding. Cyclone Komen made a bad situation even worse. There are high levels of vulnerability in these communities which must not be neglected.

  2. Keith Neal:

    Londoners by and large will follow the rules, without too much need for police. The problem is not the issue of enforcement, the problem is the mixed messages and the confused communications, he added. The wearing of face coverings has become compulsory in dozens of countries including France, Germany, Spain, Italyand Greece, which now require coverings to be worn in public places. A woman and child wearing face masks past a coronavirus related artwork displayed on screens in the window of the Flannels clothing store on Oxford Street, in central London, Thursday, May 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham) A growing body of evidence suggests wearing face coverings brings some benefit in preventing the spread of the virus. Lack of strong evidence of their effectiveness should not be considered a problem but the evidence is accumulating that they have a part to play in reducing transmission and also in protecting the wearer.

  3. Tarah DeSousa:

    Upon learning of these positive tests, the school immediately contacted local public health officials, notified ACT, and we have informed all students and test monitors in attendance that day, as part of ACT's test center social distancing guidelines, students and monitors were asked to complete a series of COVID-19 symptom and travel screening questions, instructed to practice social distancing guidelines while on campus, and it was recommended that masks be worn by all.

  4. Edward Chapin:

    The brightest crowns that are worn in heaven have been tried, and smelted, and polished, and glorified through the furnace of tribulation.

  5. Spike Milligan:

    Is there anything worn under the kilt? No, it's all in perfect working order.

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    having a build with little fat or muscle but with long limbs
    • A. extroversive
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