Worn

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

Some articles on worn:

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 ... 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 at the hip ... An eight-pointed star was worn on the left breast ...
Headscarf - Types
... Headscarves were also worn by married Christian women in medieval Europe, and even by some of the unmarried ... in general, is often used to describe the headscarf worn by Muslim women ... The hijab is worn for religious purposes ...
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 ...
Evzones - Uniform - Present-day Uniforms - Officers' Uniform
... of the officers is closer to the original dress worn by the klephts ... with gold embroidery, whose sleeves are worn closed on the arms instead of being fastened to the coat, red-and-gold gaiters (τουζλούκια, touzloukia) that cover the whole lower leg worn over red trousers ...
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 interest in ...

More definitions of "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

Famous quotes containing the word worn:

    To the eyes of a miser a guinea is more beautiful than the sun, and a bag worn with the use of money has more beautiful proportions than a vine filled with grapes.
    William Blake (1757–1827)

    No one can write a best seller by trying to. He must write with complete sincerity; the clichés that make you laugh, the hackneyed characters, the well-worn situations, the commonplace story that excites your derision, seem neither hackneyed, well worn nor commonplace to him.... The conclusion is obvious: you cannot write anything that will convince unless you are yourself convinced. The best seller sells because he writes with his heart’s blood.
    W. Somerset Maugham (1874–1966)

    If I be false, or swerve a hair from truth,
    When time is old and hath forgot itself,
    When waterdrops have worn the stones of Troy,
    And blind oblivion swallowed cities up,
    And mighty states characterless are grated
    To dusty nothing, yet let memory
    From false to false among false maids in love
    Upbraid my falsehood.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)