worn

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Etymology[edit]

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

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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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worn

  1. past participle of wear

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Middle English[edit]

Verb[edit]

worn

  1. Alternative form of weren

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Noun[edit]

worn m

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

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