Definition of careworn in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkerˌwôrn/


Tired and unhappy because of prolonged worry: a careworn expression
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  • I looked to the captain, who appeared young, careworn yet handsome in his uniform, and tired.
  • Stoical, careworn Paul looks after her and his younger brother.
  • Yes, I recognised a large percentage of the faces in the crowd as my former classmates, a little more careworn now than in junior high.
worried, anxious, strained, stressed, dispirited;
drained, drawn, gaunt, haggard

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Syllabification: care·worn

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