synonyms
  • definitions

worn

[ wawrn, wohrn ]SEE DEFINITION OF worn

Synonyms for worn

  • frayed
  • shabby
  • tattered
  • threadbare
  • timeworn
  • well-worn
  • beat
  • bushed
  • busted
  • consumed
  • depleted
  • destroyed
  • deteriorated
  • dinged
  • drained
  • drawn
  • exhausted
  • fatigued
  • gone
  • jaded
  • overused
  • overworked
  • pinched
  • ragged
  • ruined
  • shot
  • spent
  • stale
  • tired
  • totaled
  • wearied
  • weary
  • burned out
  • clichéd
  • effete
  • hackneyed
  • had it
  • haggard
  • kaput
  • knocked out
  • old
  • pegged out
  • played-out
  • pooped
  • tired out
  • used up
  • useless
  • wiped out
  • worn-down
  • worn-out
  • wrung out
MOST RELEVANT

Antonyms for worn

  • fresh
  • new
  • activated
  • current
  • energetic
  • energized
  • intact
  • invigorated
  • lively
  • protected
  • refreshed
  • rested
  • restored
  • saved
  • unused
MOST RELEVANT
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WORN

There was a report that she had first worn it at her christening; the report originated with herself.

But they were an old race, and they were worn out by centuries of hard work.

It was precisely on the pattern of that worn by the visionary Maid.

She had changed the bedraggled frock for the green one she had worn the night before.

He didn't see that she was perspiring, worn out by her struggle with the carpet.

And, before the danger line had been crossed, he was worn to a shadow.

If worn at one place and not at another, which of them is it?

She could not bear that hurt, rebellious, lonely look which they had worn.

He drew a match along the arm of the chair where the varnish was worn off.

This old serge is getting too hot and too worn for common decency.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1500, from adjectival use of past participle of wear (v.); from Old English geworen (see wear). Worn-out "exhausted by use" is attested from 1610s in reference to things, c.1700 in reference to persons.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR WORN

aged

adjectiveold

crumbly

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