careworn


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care·worn

 (kâr′wôrn′)
adj.
Showing the effects of worry, anxiety, or burdensome responsibility: the parent's careworn face.

careworn

(ˈkɛəˌwɔːn)
adj
showing signs of care, stress, worry, etc

care•worn

(ˈkɛərˌwɔrn, -ˌwoʊrn)

adj.
showing signs of care or worry; haggard.
[1820–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.careworn - showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or sufferingcareworn - showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering; "looking careworn as she bent over her mending"; "her face was drawn and haggard from sleeplessness"; "that raddled but still noble face"; "shocked to see the worn look of his handsome young face"- Charles Dickens
tired - depleted of strength or energy; "tired mothers with crying babies"; "too tired to eat"

careworn

adjective stressed, drawn, strained, anxious, distraught, haggard, overburdened, heavy-laden Their faces look old and careworn.

careworn

adjective
Pale and exhausted, as because of worry or sleeplessness:
Translations
مُضْنى بالهُموم
ustaraný
bedrøvetforgræmmet
raunamæddur

careworn

[ˈkɛəwɔːn] ADJ [person] → agobiado; [face, frown] → preocupado, lleno de ansiedad

careworn

[ˈkɛəˌwɔːn] adjsciupato/a (dalle preoccupazioni)

care

(keə) noun
1. close attention. Do it with care.
2. keeping; protection. Your belongings will be safe in my care.
3. (a cause for) worry. free from care; all the cares of the world.
4. treatment. medical care; skin care.
verb
1. to be anxious or concerned. Don't you care if you fail?; I couldn't care less (= It's of no importance to me); She really cares about her career.
2. to be willing (to). Would you care to have dinner with me?
ˈcareful adjective
1. taking care; being cautious. Be careful when you cross the street; a careful driver.
2. thorough. a careful search.
ˈcarefully adverb
ˈcarefulness noun
ˈcareless adjective
not careful (enough). This work is careless; a careless worker.
ˈcarelessly adverb
ˈcarelessness noun
ˈcarefree adjective
light-hearted. a carefree attitude.
care'giver noun
someone whose job is to look after a sick or disabled person.
ˈcaretaker noun
a person who looks after a building etc.
ˈcareworn adjective
worn out by worry. a careworn face.
ˈcare for
1. to look after (someone). The nurse will care for you.
2. to be fond of. I don't care for him enough to marry him.
care of (usually written c/o)
at the house or address of.
take care
to be cautious, watchful, thorough etc. Take care or you will fall!
take care of
to look after. Their aunt took care of them when their parents died.
References in classic literature ?
With the exception of the aunt, beside whom sat only one elderly lady, who with her thin careworn face was rather out of place in this brilliant society, the whole company had settled into three groups.
Hannah showed the result of this attitude somewhat, being a trifle careworn in face and sharp in manner; but she was a self-contained, well-behaved, dependable child, and that is the reason her aunts had invited her to Riverboro to be a member of their family and participate in all the advantages of their loftier position in the world.
Everything had an empty air, and everyone whom I met looked careworn and preoccupied, and no wonder, for who would choose to walk abroad at such an early hour, and in such weather?
As for the cardinal, who was lying on his bed with a weary and careworn face, his cards were held by the Comtesse de Soissons, and he watched them with an incessant look of interest and cupidity.
Wanton avidity, bilious envy, careworn revenge, populace-pride: all these struck mine eye.
So in his dreams--still there was Mr Haredale, haggard and careworn, listening in the solitary house to every sound that stirred, with the taper shining through the chinks until the day should turn it pale and end his lonely watching.
The gaunt, careworn features and dusty figures were made plain by this quaint light at the dawning, but it dressed the skin of the men in corpselike hues and made the tangled limbs appear pulseless and dead.
Yet, having intimated that her appearance was peculiar, as being unlike that of her Flemish companions, I have little more to say respecting it; I can pronounce no encomiums on her beauty, for she was not beautiful; nor offer condolence on her plainness, for neither was she plain; a careworn character of forehead, and a corresponding moulding of the mouth, struck me with a sentiment resembling surprise, but these traits would probably have passed unnoticed by any less crotchety observer.
Your new friend looks like a poet," said Weeks, with a thin smile on his careworn, bitter mouth.
He was indeed emphatic, but then he was talking to his cook--the swarthy son of Malta, whose lean, yellow and rather careworn face contrasted quaintly with his snow-white cap and costume.
He looked now more careworn and emaciated than as we described him at the scene of Hester's public ignominy; and whether it were his failing health, or whatever the cause might be, his large dark eyes had a world of pain in their troubled and melancholy depth.
He looked anxious and careworn when she saw him closer.