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  1. worn down

    Faint, with the general sense of lacking strength or effectiveness, covers a wide range of meaning, signifying overcome with physical weakness or exhaustion, or lacking in purpose, courage, or energy, as said of persons; or lacking definiteness or distinctness of color or sound, as said of written characters, voices, or musical notes. A person may be faint when physically wearied, or when overcome with fear; he may be a faint adherent because naturally feeble or purposeless, or because half-hearted in the cause; he may be a faltering supporter because naturally irresolute or because faint-hearted and timid in view of perils that threaten, a listless worker, through want of mental energy and purpose. Written characters may be faint or dim, either because originally written with poor ink, or because they have become faded by time and exposure.

    Synonyms:
    dim, exhausted, faded, faint, faint-hearted, faltering, fatigued, feeble, half-hearted, ill-defined, indistinct, irresolute, languid, listless, purposeless, timid, weak, wearied, worn, worn out

    Antonyms:
    bright, brilliant, clear, conspicuous, daring, energetic, fresh, hearty, resolute, strong, sturdy, vigorous

    Preposition:
    Faint with hunger; faint in color.

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How to say worn down in sign language?

  1. worndown

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#4981weak
#7827worn
#9389dim
#14778exhausted
#15135faint
#18087faded
#31313feeble
#33672timid
#56265fatigued
#67188faltering
#67973indistinct
#79376languid
#81711listless
#93359wearied
#148311purposeless
#185651irresolute

How to use worn down in a sentence?

  1. Lucinda Williams:

    Blood spilled out from the hole in your heart Over the strings of your guitar The worn down places in the wood That once made you feel so good Drunken Angel

  2. Hakan Bayrakci:

    The opposition is being worn down, erdogan is promoting the image that they are fighting against each other.

  3. Simon Missiri:

    Many families with young children and the elderly have been left homeless. They are living in makeshift shelters on embankments and river banks, for well over a month people's coping mechanisms have been worn down by successive waves of flooding. Cyclone Komen made a bad situation even worse. There are high levels of vulnerability in these communities which must not be neglected.

  4. James Dale Davidson:

    The politicians don’t just want your money. They want your soul. They want you to be worn down by taxes until you are dependent and helpless.

  5. Tom Brady:

    Everyone at this point is tired and worn down but at the same time, you have one of the great opportunities in your life. This is a memory you'll have forever and I really hope we can go out and take advantage of it, the Rams have worked equally as hard. They've got a great team. They do well in all phases just like all the teams we've played in this game.


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