used until no longer useful
"battered trumpets and raddled radios"; "worn-out shoes with flapping soles"
exhausted, dog-tired, fagged, fatigued, played out, spent, washed-out, worn-out(a), worn out(p)(adj)
drained of energy or effectiveness; extremely tired; completely exhausted
"the day's shopping left her exhausted"; "he went to bed dog-tired"; "was fagged and sweaty"; "the trembling of his played out limbs"; "felt completely washed-out"; "only worn-out horses and cattle"; "you look worn out"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
dim, exhausted, faded, faint, faint-hearted, faltering, fatigued, feeble, half-hearted, ill-defined, indistinct, irresolute, languid, listless, purposeless, timid, weak, wearied, worn, worn down
Faint with hunger; faint in color.
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How to use worn out in a sentence?
The people of this state and this nation have unfortunately come to expect his unhinged attempts to politicize tragedy with his predictable and worn-out strategy to distract, distract, distract.
Many Korean players, the way they use their bodies, they grind out their joints, they are worn out mentally and physically, they have practiced so much since they were young and are so devoted and hard working, it's like they reach their golfing capacity or limit too early, too young.
China, Greece, earnings, and the Fed: Even though all of those narratives are old, stale, and worn out, anything that comes out in regard to that is going to move the market.
To be worn out is to be renewed.
He'd been president, and he was asked to run for Congress specifically to fight against slavery. And he was all worn out, as most presidents are, but he was so moved by slavery he came back, and for over twenty years, he stood over here, and every single day he stood up with his petition to stop slavery. And every day he was booed down and hated, hated, hated by his fellow Congressmen. Until finally at the very end of his life, he stood up again with his petition, and collapsed.
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- erschöpft, abgenutztGerman
- claqué, épuisé, usé, crevéFrench
- tuirseach traochta, seanchaiteIrish
- esausto, spossato, logoro, distrutto, stanco, consumato, consunto, usuratoItalian
- おんぼろ, ぼろぼろ, 使い古すJapanese
- petapeta, nonewa, taiwherūMāori
- zużyty, padnięty, wymęczony, zmęczony, zniszczonyPolish
- истощённый, потёртый, обветшалый, изнурённый, измученный, изношенныйRussian
- utmattad, uttjänad, utslitenSwedish
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