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burnt out

adjective as in dissipated

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Example Sentences

Their bodies were found singed in the burnt-out car in which they were killed.

Politely, she asks a busboy to replace some burnt-out light bulbs in the ceiling.

And after the epidemic burnt out in Reunion, it moved to India, where 1.25 million cases were seen in short order.

Certain sections of the battlefield,” he adds, “were littered with the ghastly remains of burnt-out tanks and incinerated crews.

Ma Gastronomie by Fernand Point This book can give the most burnt out chef a fresh look at the kitchen.

I sat up reading till the candle was burnt out, from the first sheet on which my eyes fell so greatly interesting me.

Right down among the shabby burnt-out underwood moves the sordid figure of a man.

Evidently the petrol had burnt out; but not so the fire, alas!

It is then put into the fire; and the flax being burnt out, the cloth remains pure and white.

How shall he give kindling, in whose own inward man there is no live coal, but all is burnt out to a dead grammatical cinder?


On this page you'll find 48 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to burnt-out, such as: dead, finished, lost, used, wasted, and blown.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.