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worn-out

worn-out

 
pronunciation:
worn aUt
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: no longer usable because of wear.
worn-out shoes
similar words:
decrepit, old, threadbare
definition 2: exhausted.
She was worn-out after a difficult day at work.
antonyms:
energetic, peppy, refreshed
similar words:
beat, dead, jaded, limp, prostrate, run-down, tired, worn
definition 3: lacking freshness or originality; trite.
Your essay has too many worn-out phrases.
synonyms:
hackneyed, stale, tired
antonyms:
fresh, original
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