washed-out


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washed-out

(wŏsht′out′, wôsht′-)
adj.
1. Carried or eroded away by moving water: a washed-out road.
2. Lacking color or intensity; faded.
3. Exhausted or tired-looking.

washed′-out′



adj.
1. faded, esp. from washing.
2. Informal.
a. weary; exhausted.
b. tired-looking; wan.
[1830–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.washed-out - drained of energy or effectivenesswashed-out - 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"
tired - depleted of strength or energy; "tired mothers with crying babies"; "too tired to eat"
2.washed-out - having lost freshness or brilliance of colorwashed-out - having lost freshness or brilliance of color; "sun-bleached deck chairs"; "faded jeans"; "a very pale washed-out blue"; "washy colors"
colorless, colourless - weak in color; not colorful
Translations

washed-out

[ˈwɒʃtaʊt] ADJ (= faded, pale) [fabric] → decolorado, desteñido; [colour] → pálido
his washed-out blue eyessus pálidos ojos azules

washed-out

[ˈwɒʃtˈaʊt] adj (faded, colour) → slavato/a, sbiadito/a; (tired, person) → sfinito/a, distrutto/a
see also wash out

wash

(woʃ) verb
1. to clean (a thing or person, especially oneself) with (soap and) water or other liquid. How often do you wash your hair?; You wash (the dishes) and I'll dry; We can wash in the stream.
2. to be able to be washed without being damaged. This fabric doesn't wash very well.
3. to flow (against, over etc). The waves washed (against) the ship.
4. to sweep (away etc) by means of water. The floods have washed away hundreds of houses.
noun
1. an act of washing. He's just gone to have a wash.
2. things to be washed or being washed. Your sweater is in the wash.
3. the flowing or lapping (of waves etc). the wash of waves against the rocks.
4. a liquid with which something is washed. a mouthwash.
5. a thin coat (of water-colour paint etc), especially in a painting. The background of the picture was a pale blue wash.
6. the waves caused by a moving boat etc. The rowing-boat was tossing about in the wash from the ship's propellers.
ˈwashable adjective
able to be washed without being damaged. Is this dress washable?
ˈwasher noun
1. a person or thing (eg a machine) that washes. They've just bought an automatic dish-washer.
2. a flat ring of rubber, metal etc to keep nuts or joints tight. Our tap needs a new washer.
ˈwashing noun
1. (an) act of cleaning by water. I don't mind washing, but I hate ironing.
2. clothes washed or to be washed. I'll hang the washing out to dry.
ˌwashed-ˈout adjective
1. completely lacking in energy etc. I feel quite washed-out today.
2. (of garments etc) pale, having lost colour as a result of washing. She wore a pair of old, washed-out jeans.
ˈwasherwoman, washerman nouns
a person who is paid to wash clothes.
washcloth noun
(American) a piece of cloth for washing the face or body.
ˈwash-basin noun
a basin in which to wash one's face and hands. We are having a new washbasin installed in the bathroom.
ˈwashing-machine noun
an electric machine for washing clothes. She has an automatic washing-machine.
ˈwashing-powder noun
a powdered detergent used when washing clothes.
ˌwashing-ˈup noun
dishes etc cleaned or to be cleaned after a meal etc. I'll help you with the washing-up.
ˈwashout noun
(an idea, project, person etc which is) a complete failure. She was a complete washout as a secretary.
ˈwashroom noun
a lavatory.
wash up
1. to wash dishes etc after a meal. I'll help you wash up; We've washed the plates up.
2. (American) to wash one's hands and face.
3. to bring up on to the shore. The ship was washed up on the rocks; A lot of rubbish has been washed up on the beach.

washed-out

a. descolorido-a, desteñido-a.
References in classic literature ?
A thin, washed-out, pretty woman stood up, and clasped her hands in front of her.