Worn

  • (adj): Showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering.
    Example: "Shocked to see the worn look of his handsome young face"- Charles Dickens
    Synonyms: careworn, drawn, haggard, raddled
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on worn:

Home Repair - Worn, Consumed, Dull, Dirty, Clogged
... Repairs often mean simple replacement of worn or used components intended to be periodically renewed by a homeowner, such as burnt out light bulbs, worn out batteries, or overfilled vacuum cleaner bags ...
Headscarf - Types
... Headscarves were also worn by married Christian women in medieval Europe, and even by some of the unmarried ... or dress in general, is often used to describe the headscarf worn by Muslim women ... The hijab is worn for religious purposes ...
Order Of Saint Stephen Of Hungary - Insignia
... A collar of gold was worn about the neck and shoulders, with the badge of the Order suspended from the collar ... For normal occasions and every-day wear, a sash of crimson, edged with green, was worn over the right shoulder and extended to the left hip, the distinctive badge of the Order suspended from the sash ... An eight-pointed star was worn on the left breast ...
Evzones - Uniform - Present-day Uniforms - Officers' Uniform
... The uniform of the officers is closer to the original dress worn by the klephts ... the more elaborate fermeli in red with gold embroidery, whose sleeves are worn closed on the arms instead of being fastened to the coat, red-and-gold gaiters ...
Sari - Pakistan
... In Pakistan, saris are less commonly worn than the Shalwar kameez which is worn throughout the country ... Even though the sari has been worn by people living in the region that is now Pakistan since ancient times, it has lost popularity since 1947 ... The sari is worn as daily wear by Pakistani Hindus, by elderly Muslim women who were used to wearing it in pre-partition India and by some of the new generation who have reintroduced the ...

More definitions of "worn":

  • (adj): Affected by wear; damaged by long use.
    Example: "Worn threads on the screw"; "a worn suit"; "the worn pockets on the jacket"

Famous quotes containing the word worn:

    A bronzed, lank man! His suit of ancient black,
    A famous high top-hat and plain worn shawl
    Make him the quaint great figure that men love,
    The prairie-lawyer, master of us all.
    Vachel Lindsay (1879–1931)

    America had no use for Adams because he was eighteenth-century, and yet it worshipped Grant because he was archaic and should have lived in a cave and worn skins.
    Henry Brooks Adams (1838–1918)

    It was almost two years ago, while awaiting the imminent birth of my second child, that I decided to start working part-time. This would have been unthinkable to me when I was younger. At twenty-five I should have worn a big red A on my chest; it would have stood for ambition, an ambition so brazen and burning that it would have reduced Hester Prynne’s transgression to pale pink.
    Anna Quindlen (20th century)