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


Decimated, out-worn, but dangerous, the aiding regiments from the left did well.

Lay your suffering and your sickness from you as an out-worn garment.

Can it be, dear Somerset, that you are under the empire of these out-worn scruples?

On the other hand, Boreham's out-worn evening-suit was simply buffoonish.

At the end of the first week her patience was out-worn; the detachment of mere contemplation became impossible.

Conventional conceptions are slow to relax their grip even when one's reason is prepared to discard them as out-worn.

Whatever in feeling or conviction goes beyond the limits of an out-worn set of laws is swept away.

Across our stubble acres now The teams go four and four; But out-worn elders guide the plough,And we return no more.

The spiritual teachings of Bossuet and Fenelon represented the out-worn creeds of an age that was dead.

Tom spoke cheerily enough, but in good truth he looked haggard and out-worn.