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  • 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 fa
  • affected by wear; damaged by long use; "worn threads on the screw"; "a worn suit"; "the worn pockets on the jacket"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Worn'


  • Worn Copy: Worn Copy is the eighth album from Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti series, released by Rhystop in 2003. It was reissued by Paw Tracks in 2005 with the bonus

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* This is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one the being thoroughly worn out before you are thrown on the scrap heap the being a force of Nature instead of a feverish selfish little clod of ailments and grievances complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy. - George Bernard Shaw

* The radical invents the views. When he has worn them out the conservative adopts them. - Mark Twain

* The radical of one century is the conservative of the next. The radical invents the views. When he has worn them out the conservative adopts them. - Mark Twain


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Worn Sample Sentences in News


  • Jordan's game-worn shoes fetch $33,000
    A pair of sneakers worn by Michael Jordan when he played basketball at the University of North Carolina sold for $33,387 on Thursday, US media reported. Grey Flannel Auctions, which sold the shoes, told ESPN they were consigned by a high school team-mate of Jordan and that the winning bidder preferred to remain anonymous. Jordan, who later became closely associate Read more on this news related to 'Worn'
  • Game-worn Jordan shoes questioned
    An auction house is offering the winning bidder of a pair of shoes, advertised as worn by Michael Jordan during his freshman year at North Carolina, a chance to return them and get his money back. Read more on this news related to 'Worn'
  • Basketball - Jordan's game-worn shoes fetch $33,000
    - A pair of sneakers worn by Michael Jordan when he played basketball at the University of North Carolina sold for $33,387 on Thursday, US media reported. Read more on this news related to 'Worn'

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