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Princeton's WordNet

  1. raddled, worn-outadjective

    used until no longer useful

    "battered trumpets and raddled radios"; "worn-out shoes with flapping soles"

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

    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"


  1. worn outadjective

    Damaged and useless due to hard or continued use.

  2. worn outadjective

    Exhausted or fatigued from exertion.

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  1. worn out

    Read the full text of the Worn Out poem by Elizabeth Eleanor Siddal on the Poetry.com website.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of worn out in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of worn out in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of worn out in a Sentence

  1. Tess Kearns:

    I found myself with a late mortgage and not enough business and racing to learn new skills to keep it all going, but I didn't feel like I was worn-out. I just felt like I had a heavy load to carry.

  2. Lao Tzu:

    To be worn out is to be renewed.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    In the journey of life, you'll always meet some people who will try to bring you down, tell bad things about you behind your back, humiliate or insult you in public, and make you feel small. Do not let them win, at any cost. Illegitimi non carborundum. Think of those mean and rude people as the sand paper that may scratch you, but at the end you'll come out smooth, polished and shining. And guess what? Those mean and rude people will just get worn out, dirtier, filthier and uglier than they were before criticizing you. You're the wonderful Winner who takes it all, and they're the lousy Losers standing small. You will be the one to laugh last and the longest. Cheer up, my friend.

  4. Actor Nickolas Nolte:

    I was just worn out, just worn out.

  5. Tom Cross:

    The (Senate) president, the speaker and the governor's office are all dug in, maybe this is like a boxing match where they are swinging pretty hard, but they're going to be worn out and then figure this out.

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  • erschöpft, abgenutztGerman
  • فرسودهPersian
  • claqué, épuisé, usé, crevéFrench
  • tuirseach traochta, seanchaiteIrish
  • esausto, spossato, logoro, distrutto, stanco, consumato, consunto, usuratoItalian
  • おんぼろ, ぼろぼろ, 使い古すJapanese
  • petapeta, nonewa, taiwherūMāori
  • zużyty, padnięty, wymęczony, zmęczony, zniszczonyPolish
  • истощённый, потёртый, обветшалый, изнурённый, измученный, изношенныйRussian
  • utmattad, uttjänad, utslitenSwedish

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