Definition of outworn in English:

outworn

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Pronunciation: /ˈaʊtwɔːn
 
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past participle of outwear

adjective

1Out of date: outworn prejudices
More example sentences
  • Such language is meant, of course, to be redolent of hell and damnation, a caricature of old-time religion and its outworn morality.
Synonyms
1.1No longer usable or serviceable because of excessive wear: outworn lead flashings
More example sentences
  • 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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