HyperDic: worn

English > 2 senses of the word worn:
ADJECTIVEallwornaffected by wear
allworn, careworn, drawn, haggard, raddledshowing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering
worn > pronunciation
Soundswao'rn
Rhymesacorn ... wellborn: 45 rhymes with aorn...
English > worn: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningaffected by wear; damaged by long use.
Examples
  • "worn threads on the screw"
  • "a worn suit"
  • "the worn pockets on the jacket"
NarroweragedAt an advanced stage of erosion (pronounced as one syllable)
attritedWorn by rubbing or friction
batteredDamaged especially by hard usage
clapped outWorn from age or heavy use and no longer able to operate (of cars or machines or people)
creaky, decrepit, derelict, flea-bitten, run-down, woebegoneWorn and broken down by hard use
dog-eared, earedWorn or shabby from overuse or (of pages) from having corners turned down
eroded, scouredworn away as by water or ice or wind
frayedworn away or tattered along the edges
mangy, mangeyHaving many worn or threadbare spots in the nap
moth-eaten, ratty, shabby, tattyshowing signs of wear and tear
moth-eaten, mothyworn or eaten away by (or as if by) moths
played outworn out
raddled, worn-outUsed until no longer useful
raggedBeing or dressed in clothes that are worn or torn
scruffy, seedyshabby and untidy
shopworn, shopsoiledWorn or faded from being on display in a store
tattered, tatterdemalionWorn to shreds
threadbareHaving the nap worn away so that the threads show through
thumbed(of pages) worn or soiled by thumb and fingers by frequent handling or turning
vermiculate, worm-eaten, wormyinfested with or damaged (as if eaten) by worms
waterworn(of rocks especially) worn smooth by the action of water
weather-beaten, weatherworn, weatheredWorn by exposure to the weather
well-wornshowing signs of much wear or use
See alsooldOf long duration
OppositenewUnaffected by use or exposure
Spanishgastado
English > worn: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningshowing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering.
Examples
  • "looking careworn as she bent over her mending"
  • "shocked to see the worn look of his handsome young face"- Charles Dickens
Synonymscareworn, drawn, haggard, raddled
BroadertiredDepleted of strength or energy
Spanishdemacrado, enfermizo, extenuado, macilento, ojeroso
Catalandemacrat, macilent, malaltís, ullerós

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