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adjective as in worn-out

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Transhumance is a timeworn and yet still relevant practice across Europe and the Mediterranean that sees sheep, goats and cattle herded many miles, linking ecological areas and sometimes making really phenomenal cheese on the way.

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It was an altar-tomb, broken and timeworn and almost covered with an accumulation of earth and moss and leaves.

He leant against the fountain, playing with the cool water which fell with monotonous rhythm into the shallow timeworn basin.

You seem to have inherited the timeworn theory that the War of 1914 was entirely provoked by the junker class of Germans.

Ten minutes later, a young woman descended from the timeworn hack.

Sometimes this throat uttered Yes, sometimes it uttered No; sometimes it made inquiries about a timeworn denizen of the place.


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On this page you'll find 43 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to timeworn, such as: hoary, trite, aged, ancient, antiquated, and battered.

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