careworn

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adjective care·worn \-ˌwȯrn\

Definition of careworn

  1. :  showing the effect of grief or anxiety a careworn face

Examples of careworn in a sentence

  1. He has a careworn face.

  2. He looks tired and careworn.

1790

First Known Use of careworn

1790


CAREWORN Defined for English Language Learners

careworn

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adjective care·worn \-ˌwȯrn\

Definition of careworn for English Language Learners

  • : looking sad, tired, or worried

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