[ UK /wˈɔːn/ ]
[ US /ˈwɔɹn/ ]
  1. affected by wear; damaged by long use
    a worn suit
    the worn pockets on the jacket
    worn threads on the screw
  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 worn In A Sentence

  • And I think the resort is about 25% overpriced, considering the worn-down state of the place and the fact you can get a two-night package at the definitely more upmarket Avillion in Port Dickson (also not really PD, but a dozen kilometres south) from about RM800 as well. Vacations: Tiara Beach Resort — Fusion Despatches
  • These are worn on the hocks and protect the horse from injuries.
  • It is patent that dusk found them weary and worn, plodding and wading silently "homewards," shovel on shoulder, across four or five kilos of desolate mud; falling and tripping over stagnant bodies, masses of tangled wire, bricks and jagged wood-work everywhere impeding progress. Norman Ten Hundred A Record of the 1st (Service) Bn. Royal Guernsey Light Infantry
  • There can be few museums in the world whose range of exhibits includes a stuffed, 5ft-long, prehistoric fish and a pair of unworn, extremely expensive, blue cowboy-boots.
  • The grass looked like an old worn carpet, faded and ragged; the horizon was pressing against the cliff.
  • Negwako has established a store that sells traditional clothing worn by Tanzanian women, called kanga and vitenge. Kiva Loans
  • The town itself is a wonderful example of a lived-in, somewhat shopworn, urban relic.
  • Groups of pot-bellied old men in seldom worn suits stood in clusters, leaning in to catch a word, laughing, lining up for photos taken by children and grandchildren.
  • She was still my sworn enemy who was trying to tear me down in whatever way possible.
  • Officers had been shown a dirty white T-shirt which he said he had worn on the day his girlfriend vanished.
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