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worn
Definition:
To wear away, to consume; to impair or diminish by gradual decay; to wear out, to endure to the end of its existence; to come or bring to an end; to harass; to wear off, to pass away by degrees; to go off gradually; wear and tear, loss or waste by use.

What does the acronym worn stand for?

WORN abbreviation definitions:
–  Write Once Read Never
–  Wear Old Recycle New

Synonyms:

adjective
aged
oldie, creaky, over the hill, creakier, senescent, worse for wear, timeworn, ageold, been around.
all
worn.
blunt
pointless.
brittle
crumbly.
clothed
attired, arrayed, robed, clothed, clad, wrapped, garbed, costumed, dressed.
dead
inoperable, sterile.
fatigued
overtired, Dog-weary, Dead beat, dead-tired, dead-beat, out of gas, played out, fagged out, lassitudinous.
hand-me-down
second hand, hand-me-down, not new, second-hand, reach-me-down, previously owned, passed down.
hollow-eyed
careworn.
imperfect
faulty.
jaded
up here, sick of, worn down, done it all, fagged, sated, up to here, worn-down, satiated, tired-out.
musty
oldfashioned, old fashioned.
old
aged.
overwrought
over-wrought, wound-up, strung-out, freaked-out, overstrung, over-excited, hot under collar, keyed-up, all shook up, strung out, fired-up, in a state, hot-and-bothered, unstrung, steamed up, keyed up, worked-up, hyper.
reduced
depleted.
scrubby
poter, Curer, down at heel, down-at-heel, all the worse for wear.
secondhand
used.
seedy
gone to seed, dog-eared, down at the heel, in a bad way, down-at-the-heel.
used
ruined, frayed, tired out, depleted, overused, Dinged, pinched, kaput, timeworn, bushed, tired, drawn, totaled, wrung out, gone, used up, stale, had it, threadbare, well-worn, tattered, beat, shot, consumed, drained, shabby, destroyed, pegged out, weary, haggard, worn-out, ragged, exhausted, wearied, hackneyed, played-out, clichéd, knocked out, spent, burned out, effete, old, worn-down, Pooped, useless, jaded, Overworked, busted, fatigued, wiped out, Deteriorated.
washed-out
washed out, washed-out.
noun
worn
raddled, waterworn, scoured, shopworn, aged, worm-eaten, weatherworn, ratty, worn-out, played out, clapped out, thumbed, moth-eaten, drawn, decrepit, woebegone, tatty, mangey, well-worn, eroded, eared, haggard, frayed, tatterdemalion, tattered, mangy, tired, threadbare, vermiculate, battered, careworn, weather-beaten, dog-eared, ragged, wormy, flea-bitten, scruffy, weathered, creaky, attrited, shabby, run down, seedy, shopsoiled.
verb
chafed
harassed, Rubbed, ground, Rasped, scraped, Wore, Grated, disturbed, scrubbed, aggravated, irritated, chafed, Resisted, abraded, fretted.
clothed
clad, attired, arrayed, costumed, clothed, wrapped, accoutered, dressed, outfitted.
fatigued
fatigued, exhausted, worn down, tuckered, Frazzled, tired, wore down, ran down, enervated, wore out, Flagged.
Examples of usage:
  1. When he got a new ball, he would hide his old one away until the new one was the worse worn of the two, and then he would bring out the old one again. – Christmas Eve on Lonesome and Other Stories by John Fox, Jr.
  2. It was not in good taste, and a sort of thing that I neither had worn nor could wear. – Daisy by Elizabeth Wetherell
  3. There was just a worn shadow of her old smile. – The Harbor by Ernest Poole
  4. I really think it is too much for him, he looks so ill and worn already. – Kitty Trenire by Mabel Quiller-Couch
  5. She looks so pale and worn. – Roger Ingleton, Minor by Talbot Baines Reed
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