worn-out


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worn-out

(wôrn′out′)
adj.
1. Worn or used until no longer usable or effective.
2. Thoroughly exhausted; spent.

worn-out

adj (worn out when postpositive)
1. worn or used until threadbare, valueless, or useless
2. exhausted; very weary

worn′-out′



adj.
1. worn or used beyond repair.
2. depleted of energy, strength, or enthusiasm; exhausted; fatigued.
[1585–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.worn-out - used until no longer useful; "battered trumpets and raddled radios"; "worn-out shoes with flapping soles"
worn - affected by wear; damaged by long use; "worn threads on the screw"; "a worn suit"; "the worn pockets on the jacket"
2.worn-out - drained of energy or effectivenessworn-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"

worn-out

adjective
Translations

worn-out

[ˈwɔːnˈaʊt] ADJ
1. [garment, furniture, tyre, component] → gastado
2. (= exhausted) [person] → rendido, agotado
we were worn out after the long walkestábamos rendidos or agotados después de andar tanto
3. (fig) [argument, idea] → gastado

worn-out

adj attr, worn out
adj pred
coatabgetragen; carpetabgetreten; (fig) phraseabgedroschen
(= exhausted) personerschöpft; horseausgemergelt

worn-out

[ˌwɔːnˈaʊt] adj (thing) → consunto/a, logoro/a; (person) → sfinito/a
References in classic literature ?
Make a man get into seedy, worn-out rags, and he will skulk along with his head hanging down, like a man going out to fetch his own supper beer.
Now, to me your 'rubbish' looks very encouraging, because there is good material there, and not much worn-out finery, that 's my detestation, for you can't do anything with it.
collaborator Jim Abrahams, though you'd never know it from the quality of the script - quickly resort to the worn-out joke list these things always tick off.