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1 depleted in strength, energy, or freshness
  • worn-out tourists heading back to their hotel after a hard day of sightseeing

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2 worn or torn into or as if into rags
  • used a worn-out T-shirt for dusting the furniture

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worn out

past participle of wear out

Synonyms & Antonyms of worn out (Entry 3 of 3)

to use up all the physical energy of
  • keeping up with twin toddlers wears me out

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The first known use of worn-out was in the 15th century

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“Worn-out.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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