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 worn worn

adj

  • () affected by wear; damaged by long use  ( worn )
    affected by wear; damaged by long use
     worn threads on the screw
    worn threads on the screw
     a worn suit
    a worn suit
     the worn pockets on the jacket
    the worn pockets on the jacket
  • () showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering  ( raddled, careworn, drawn, haggard, worn )
    showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering
     looking careworn as she bent over her mending
    looking careworn as she bent over her mending
     her face was drawn and haggard from sleeplessness
    her face was drawn and haggard from sleeplessness
     that raddled but still noble face
    that raddled but still noble face
     shocked to see the worn look of his handsome young face
    shocked to see the worn look of his handsome young face


  •  wear wear

    noun

  • the act of having on your person as a covering or adornment  ( wear, wearing )
    the act of having on your person as a covering or adornment
     she bought it for everyday wear
    she bought it for everyday wear
  • a covering designed to be worn on a person's body  ( article of clothing, habiliment, vesture, wear, wearable, clothing )
    a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
  • impairment resulting from long use  ( wear )
    impairment resulting from long use
     the tires showed uneven wear
    the tires showed uneven wear
  • verb

  • () be dressed in  ( have on, wear )
    be dressed in
     She was wearing yellow that day
    She was wearing yellow that day
  • () have on one's person  ( bear, wear )
    have on one's person
     He wore a red ribbon
    He wore a red ribbon
     bear a scar
    bear a scar
  • () have in one's aspect; wear an expression of one's attitude or personality  ( wear )
    have in one's aspect; wear an expression of one's attitude or personality
     He always wears a smile
    He always wears a smile
  • () have or show an appearance of  ( wear )
    have or show an appearance of
     wear one's hair in a certain way
    wear one's hair in a certain way
  • () deteriorate through use or stress  ( wear down, wear off, wear out, wear thin, wear )
    deteriorate through use or stress
     The constant friction wore out the cloth
    The constant friction wore out the cloth
  • () last and be usable  ( endure, wear, hold out )
    last and be usable
     This dress wore well for almost ten years
    This dress wore well for almost ten years
  • put clothing on one's body  ( assume, wear, get into, don, put on )
    put clothing on one's body
     What should I wear today?
    What should I wear today?
     He put on his best suit for the wedding
    He put on his best suit for the wedding
     The princess donned a long blue dress
    The princess donned a long blue dress
     The queen assumed the stately robes
    The queen assumed the stately robes
     He got into his jeans
    He got into his jeans
  • exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress  ( fag, fag out, fatigue, jade, outwear, wear, wear upon, wear down, weary, tire out, wear out, tire )
    exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress
     We wore ourselves out on this hike
    We wore ourselves out on this hike
  • go to pieces  ( break, bust, fall apart, wear, wear out )
    go to pieces
     The lawn mower finally broke
    The lawn mower finally broke
     The gears wore out
    The gears wore out
     The old chair finally fell apart completely
    The old chair finally fell apart completely