having lost freshness or brilliance of color
sun-bleached deck chairs
a very pale washed-out blue
drained of energy or effectiveness; extremely tired; completely exhausted
the day's shopping left her exhausted
only worn-out horses and cattle
you look worn out
was fagged and sweaty
he went to bed dog-tired
felt completely washed-out
the trembling of his played out limbs
How To Use washed-out In A Sentence
- Though there were no reports of major damage, railway transport was interrupted in several places by rockslides or washed-out bridges.
- There are more troubles with outdoor, brightly sunlit scenes, where colors tend to look a bit washed-out and faded.
- The sky was a washed-out blue, thin strips of cloud apparently hanging motionless, as if time had stopped. THE LAST TEMPTATION
- The laserdisc and VHS versions were severely washed-out; but here every color is perfectly tweaked, except for some of the blues, which seem to pop a little unnaturally.
- The roof is a reddish orange color, the walls washed-out gold, and all trimmed in wood a shade or two darker than the roof.
- At the same time, he varies his drawing styles: In some, Wilson is distinctly gnomish or cartoony; in others, he's thinner and more normal-looking -- even as some chapters are in color, some in black and white, and several in a washed-out monochromatic blue or pink. Daniel Clowes's new graphic novel "Wilson," reviewed by Michael Dirda
- He looked awful; his skin was pale and his washed-out eyes had disturbingly-dark circles under them.
- Living room sofas in washed-out red twill with yellow piping are balanced by yellow armchairs with red piping.
- From the floor of the second pitch, the water gurgles down a tight rift, but our route is along a traverse following a washed-out shale band.
- Sitting next to Nancy was a paler, washed-out version of Taylor.