worn [wôrn]
vt., vi.
pp. of WEAR1
1. showing the effects of use, wear, etc.
2. damaged by use or wear
3. showing the effects of worry or anxiety

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  • Worn — Worn, p. p. of {Wear}. [1913 Webster] {Worn land}, land that has become exhausted by tillage, or which for any reason has lost its fertility. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • worn — / worn out [adj] used, tired beat, burned out*, bushed*, busted*, clichéd, consumed, depleted, destroyed, deteriorated, drained, drawn, effete, exhausted, fatigued, frayed, gone, hackneyed, had it*, haggard, jaded, kaput*, knocked out*, old, out… …   New thesaurus

  • worn — (adj.) c.1500, from adj. use of pp. of wear, from O.E. geworen (see WEAR (Cf. wear)). Worn out exhausted by use is attested from 1610s in reference to things, c.1700 in reference to persons …   Etymology dictionary

  • worn — index dilapidated, old, trite, unsound (not strong) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • worn — *haggard, careworn, pinched, wasted, cadaverous Analogous words: exhausted, tired, wearied, fatigued, fagged, jaded (see TIRE vb): gaunt, scrawny, skinny, *lean Contrasted words: refreshed, restored, rejuvenated (see RENEW): *vigorous, lusty,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • worn — past participle of WEAR(Cf. ↑wearer). ► ADJECTIVE 1) suffering from wear. 2) very tired …   English terms dictionary

  • worn — Synonyms and related words: abated, ablated, ablative, attenuated, ausgespielt, back number, banal, bare, bated, belittled, bewhiskered, biodegradable, bromidic, burned out, careworn, common, commonplace, consumed, contracted, corny, corrosive,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • worn — [[t]wɔ͟ː(r)n[/t]] 1) Worn is the past participle of wear. 2) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Worn is used to describe something that is damaged or thin because it is old and has been used a lot. Worn rugs increase the danger of tripping... Most of the trek …   English dictionary

  • worn — worn1 [wo:n US wo:rn] the past participle of ↑wear 1 worn 2 worn2 adj 1.) a worn object is old and damaged, especially because it has been used a lot ▪ a worn patch on the carpet ▪ well worn stone steps 2.) someone who looks worn seems tired …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • worn — worn1 [ wɔrn ] adjective 1. ) something that is worn looks old and damaged because it has been used a lot: a pair of worn blue jeans 2. ) looking tired and old: His lined face looked worn and sad. worn worn 2 the past participle of wear1 …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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