[ UK /dɹˈɔːn/ ]
[ US /ˈdɹɔn/ ]
  1. having the curtains or draperies closed or pulled shut
    the drawn draperies kept direct sunlight from fading the rug
  2. showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering
    looking careworn as she bent over her mending
    her face was drawn and haggard from sleeplessness
    shocked to see the worn look of his handsome young face
    that raddled but still noble face
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How To Use drawn In A Sentence

  • Thus, the power of drawing iron is one of the ideas of the complex one of that substance we call a loadstone; and a power to be so drawn is a part of the complex one we call iron: which powers pass for inherent qualities in those subjects. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding
  • Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience. 
  • The money is commonly laundered via cash deposits to friends or family members' bank accounts and is quickly withdrawn to be paid to the gang leaders. Times, Sunday Times
  • Aliquots were withdrawn at the indicated times, the viable titer was determined, and the percentage of survivors was calculated.
  • Calis, and so on the mondaie following, [Sidenote: Iohn Hall executed.] he was drawne from the Tower to Tiburne, and there hanged, bowelled, headed, and quartered: his head being sent to Calis there to be set vp, where the duke was murthered. Chronicles (3 of 6): Historie of England (1 of 9) Henrie IV
  • Her hands, drawn to the keyboard, floated into a long appoggiatura. THE LAST REPORT ON THE MIRACLES AT LITTLE NO HORSE: A NOVEL
  • The students are drawn from very mixed social backgrounds.
  • Unless you return the form within seven days, the offer will be withdrawn.
  • Relaxing, in amusement at her unwonted altruism of motive, she had drawn her moleskin coat more closely around her, and settled back to wait the other woman's pleasure in returning to the bright warmth that the pale-orange ribbon of light, wavering upon the swaying platform, harbingered. Undesirables
  • But shortly afterwards they wrote to him informing him that the job offer had been withdrawn.
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