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Definition of wear off in English:

Lose effectiveness or intensity.
Example sentences
  • For many bloggers, the novelty soon wears off and their persistence fades.
  • They also said the effects would wear off and disappear altogether once users stopped taking oestrogen doses.
  • Unfortunately, the hallucinatory effects of the food wore off all too soon.
fade, diminish, lessen, dwindle, decrease, wane, ebb, peter out, fizzle out, pall, disappear, run out
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