burned-out


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burned-out

(bûrnd′out′) or burnt-out (bûrnt′-)
adj.
Worn out or exhausted, especially as a result of long-term stress.

burned-out

adj
another spelling of burnt-out
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.burned-out - exhausted as a result of longtime stress; "she was burned-out before she was 30"
tired - depleted of strength or energy; "tired mothers with crying babies"; "too tired to eat"
2.burned-out - inoperative as a result of heat or friction; "a burned-out picture tube"
unserviceable - not ready for service; "unserviceable equipment may be replaced"
3.burned-out - 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"
destroyed - spoiled or ruined or demolished; "war left many cities destroyed"; "Alzheimer's is responsible for her destroyed mind"
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