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worn

 (wôrn)
v.
Past participle of wear.
adj.
1. Affected or damaged by wear or use: the worn pockets on a jacket.
2. Showing the wearing effects of overwork, worry, or suffering: a pale, worn face.

[Middle English, past participle of weren, to wear; see wear.]

worn

(wɔːn)
vb
the past participle of wear1
adj
1. affected, esp adversely, by long use or action: a worn suit.
2. haggard; drawn
3. exhausted; spent
ˈwornness n

worn

(wɔrn, woʊrn)

v.
1. pp. of wear.
adj.
2. diminished in value or usefulness through wear, use, handling, etc.: worn clothing; worn tires.
3. wearied; exhausted; spent.
worn′ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.worn - affected by wearworn - affected by wear; damaged by long use; "worn threads on the screw"; "a worn suit"; "the worn pockets on the jacket"
old - of long duration; not new; "old tradition"; "old house"; "old wine"; "old country"; "old friendships"; "old money"
new - unaffected by use or exposure; "it looks like new"
2.worn - showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or sufferingworn - 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"

worn

adjective
1. ragged, shiny, frayed, shabby, tattered, tatty, threadbare, the worse for wear an elderly man in well-cut but worn clothes
2. haggard, lined, drawn, pinched, wizened, careworn A sudden smile lit up his worn face.
3. exhausted, spent, tired, fatigued, wearied, weary, played-out (informal), worn-out, jaded, tired out She looked tired and worn.

worn

adjective
Pale and exhausted, as because of worry or sleeplessness:
Translations
obnošený
slidt
kulunut
nošen
elnyûtt
snjáîur, slitinn
使い古した
낡은
sliten
ซึ่งใช้จนเก่า
eskimişyıpranmış
hao mòn

worn

[wɔːn]
A. PP of wear
B. ADJ
1. (= deteriorated) [garment, furniture, tyre, component] → gastado; [steps, stone, surface] → desgastado
the carpet is a bit wornla moqueta está un poco gastada
2. (= tired) [person] → rendido, agotado; [face] → cansado
he's looking very worntiene aspecto de muy cansado

worn

[ˈwɔːrn]
pp of wear
adj
[carpet, rug] → usé(e)
The carpet is a bit worn → La moquette est un peu usée.
(= tired and old) [person] → usé(e)worn out worn-out [ˌˈwɔːrnˈaʊt] adj
[tyres, clothing, shoes] → usé(e)
(= exhausted) [person] → épuisé(e)
[cliché, ideas, slogan] → éculé(e)

worn

ptp of wear
adj
(= worn-out) coatabgetragen; bookzerlesen; carpetabgetreten; tyreabgefahren
(= weary) smilemüde; personangegriffen; to look worn (with care)verhärmt aussehen

worn

[wɔːn]
1. pp of wear
2. adj (carpet, tyre) → consumato/a, logoro/a; (person) → stanco/a, sfinito/a

wear

(weə) past tense wore (woː) ; past participle worn (woːn) verb
1. to be dressed in or carry on (a part of) the body. She wore a white dress; Does she usually wear spectacles?
2. to arrange (one's hair) in a particular way. She wears her hair in a pony-tail.
3. to have or show (a particular expression). She wore an angry expression.
4. to (cause to) become thinner etc because of use, rubbing etc. This carpet has worn in several places; This sweater is wearing thin at the elbows.
5. to make (a bare patch, a hole etc) by rubbing, use etc. I've worn a hole in the elbow of my jacket.
6. to stand up to use. This material doesn't wear very well.
noun
1. use as clothes etc. I use this suit for everyday wear; Those shoes won't stand much wear.
2. articles for use as clothes. casual wear; sportswear; leisure wear.
3. (sometimes wear and tear) damage due to use. The hall carpet is showing signs of wear.
4. ability to withstand use. There's plenty of wear left in it yet.
ˈwearable adjective
(negative unwearable) fit to be worn. My only wearable coat is at the cleaners.
ˈwearer noun
a dress that makes the wearer feel elegant.
ˈwearing adjective
exhausting. I've had rather a wearing day.
worn (woːn) adjective
damaged as a result of use. a badly-worn carpet.
wear away
to make or become damaged, thinner, smoother etc through use, rubbing etc. The steps have (been) worn away in places.
wear off
to become less. The pain is wearing off.
wear out
to (cause to) become unfit for further use. My socks have worn out; I've worn out my socks.
worn out
1. so damaged by use as to be unfit for further use. These shoes are worn out; a worn-out sweater.
2. very tired. His wife is worn out after looking after the children.

worn

رَثّ obnošený slidt abgetragen φθαρμένος raído kulunut usé nošen consumato 使い古した 낡은 versleten slitt zniszczony usado изношенный sliten ซึ่งใช้จนเก่า eskimiş hao mòn 用旧的

worn

pp de wear
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