outworn

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adjective out·worn \ˌau̇t-ˈwȯrn\

Definition of outworn

  1. :  no longer useful or acceptable :  outmoded an outworn social system

Examples of outworn in a Sentence

  1. an outworn set of beliefs

  2. outworn clothes with holes in them

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First Known Use of outworn

circa 1522


OUTWORN Defined for English Language Learners

outworn

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Definition of outworn for English Language Learners

  • : no longer useful or acceptable : not modern or current



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