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Meaning of WORN

Pronunciation:  wowrn

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering; "looking careworn as she bent over her mending"; "her face was drawn and haggard from sleeplessness"; "that raddled but still noble face"; "shocked to see the worn look of his handsome young face"- Charles Dickens
  2. [adj]  affected by wear; damaged by long use; "worn threads on the screw"; "a worn suit"; "the worn pockets on the jacket"

WORN is a 4 letter word that starts with W.


 Synonyms: aged, attrited, battered, careworn, clapped out, creaky, decrepit, dog-eared, drawn, eared, eroded, flea-bitten, frayed, haggard, mangey, mangy, moth-eaten, played out, raddled, ragged, ratty, run-down, scoured, scruffy, seedy, shabby, shopsoiled, shopworn, tatterdemalion, tattered, tatty, threadbare, thumbed, tired, vermiculate, waterworn, weather-beaten, weathered, weatherworn, well-worn, woebegone, worm-eaten, wormy, worn-out
 Antonyms: unworn
 See Also: old



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
p. p. of {Wear}.

{Worn land}, land that has become exhausted by tillage, or
   which for any reason has lost its fertility.