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burned-out

[burnd-out] /ˈbɜrndˈaʊt/
adjective
1.
consumed; rendered unserviceable or ineffectual by maximum use:
a burned-out tube.
2.
exhausted or made listless through overwork, stress, or intemperance.
3.
deprived of one's regular place to live, work, etc., by a destructive fire.
Also, burnt-out.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15
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  • It's no wonder that he burned-out, with millions of dollars at stake on every word of his songs.
  • Five others holed up in a shopping mall, where they died as the building was reduced to a burned-out hulk.
  • The next morning, the empty shells of burned-out houses were visible in several areas.
  • burned-out vehicles and collapsed houses dot the landscape.
  • Camouflaged troops fire at shadows in burned-out skeletons of buildings.
  • The farm-if it works-will replace burned-out neighborhoods.

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