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wearing

adjective

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wearing

verb
present participle of wear

Synonyms & Antonyms of wearing (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to use up all the physical energy of
  • the job of running their own business wears them sometimes

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2 to damage or diminish by continued friction
  • all that walking every day wore the soles of my shoes very quickly

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The first known use of wearing was in the 15th century

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weariness

wearing

wearing (away)

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“Wearing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/wearing. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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