EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

By analogy to past participles like torn from tear and sworn from swear.

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AdjectiveEdit

worn (comparative more worn, superlative most worn)

  1. Damaged and shabby as a result of much use.
  2. Worn out; exhausted.
    • 1889, The Wesley Naturalist (volume 2, page 143)
      Preëminently is the Lake District suited for the jaded and worn, who seek in solitude and amidst scenery unmoiled and unsullied by human artifice, refreshment alike of body and spirit.

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VerbEdit

worn

  1. past participle of wear

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Middle EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

worn

  1. Alternative form of weren

Old EnglishEdit

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NounEdit

worn m

  1. great many, multitude
  2. crowd, swarm, band, flock

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