outworn

EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

outworn

  1. past participle of outwear
    My sister gave away her shoes from when she was little, having outworn them.

AdjectiveEdit

outworn (comparative more outworn, superlative most outworn)

  1. no longer usable
  2. 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.
  3. out of date

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Further readingEdit

  • outworn at OneLook Dictionary Search

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