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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"

Wiktionary

  1. worn-outadjective

    Damaged due to hard or continued use or exposure until no longer useful or effective.

  2. worn-outadjective

    Exhausted or fatigued from exertion.

    The worn-out soccer players lined up to congratulate the other team.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Worn-outadjective

    consumed, or rendered useless, by wearing; as, worn-out garments

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Worn-out

    wōrn′-owt, adj. much injured or rendered useless by wear: wearied: past, gone.

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Numerology

  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. 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.

  2. Diego Castillo:

    I think it was just worn out because of the rosin I had consistently touching it.

  3. Rosa de Winter-Levy:

    ‘'Edith has taken ill, has a high fever. I want her to go to the hospital. Though there is a great fear of being gassed because every week Dr. Mengele goes to the sick-bay to pick out those women who in his opinion are too thin to be left alive. Despite everything, I bring Edith there. She has a fever of 41 degrees and is immediately admitted to the sick-bay barracks. (...) One morning new patients arrive. Suddenly I recognize Edith, she has come from another ward of sick-bay barracks. She is but a mere shadow of herself. A few days later she dies, totally worn out.

  4. Ezra Pound:

    If the individual, or heretic, gets hold of some essential truth, or sees some error in the system being practiced, he commits so many marginal errors himself that he is worn out before he can establish his point.

  5. 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.

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    • A. trigger
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