- past participle of outwear
- My sister gave away her shoes from when she was little, having outworn them.
outworn (comparative more outworn, superlative most outworn)
- no longer usable
- worn out
a. 1618, Raleigh, Sir Walter, The 21st and Last Book of the Ocean, to Cynthia:
Unlasting passion, soon outworn conceit,
Whereon I built, and on so dureless trust!
1933 January, Howard, Robert E[rvin], “The Scarlet Citadel”, in Weird Tales, volume 21, number 1, epigraph ("The Road of Kings"):
Gleaming shell of an outworn lie; fable of Right divine—
You gained your crowns by heritage, but Blood was the price of mine.
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