outworn

[ out-wawrn, -wohrn ]SEE DEFINITION OF outworn

Synonyms for outworn

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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OUTWORN

Say, friar; in my ear, now—Was that a hare you stewed, or an outworn sandal?

Merely a little change in that outworn document, the Constitution.

Strange how we use phrases which have outworn their meaning!

The sleeping Roger represented things intolerable and outworn.

The ladder is an old and outworn metaphor in this connexion.

It was in accordance with all these outworn conventions that they conducted the daily round.

A sleeve of the girl's frock was torn away, the outworn fabric in streamers.

They're a failure as a sex and an outworn convention anyway.

The old 54 age was outworn, and the new began to supersede it.

So he prayed on till, outworn with passion, he slept at her feet.

WORD ORIGIN

from out (adv.) + worn.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR OUTWORN

antiquated

adjectiveobsolete
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