Definition of outworn in English:


Syllabification: out·worn
Pronunciation: /ˌoutˈwôrn


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  • 1Out of date: outworn prejudices
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    • Such language is meant, of course, to be redolent of hell and damnation, a caricature of old-time religion and its outworn morality.
  • 1.1No longer usable or serviceable: outworn lead flashings
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    • Not only do they have a large range of new boots but they also offer a trade-in service - outgrown boots, not outworn.
    • Even the narrow passageways were clogged with piles of papers stuffed in among outworn printing presses.

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