BURNEDOUT

burned-out

[burnd-out]
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:
1805–15

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burned-out

adjective
1. exhausted as a result of longtime stress; "she was burned-out before she was 30" 
2. inoperative as a result of heat or friction; "a burned-out picture tube" 
3. destroyed or badly damaged by fire; "a row of burned houses"; "a charred bit of burnt wood"; "a burned-over site in the forest"; "barricaded the street with burnt-out cars" [syn: burned
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