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careworn

[kair-wawrn, -wohrn] /ˈkɛərˌwɔrn, -ˌwoʊrn/
adjective
1.
showing signs of care or worry; fatigued by trouble or anxiety; haggard:
a careworn old woman.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; care + worn
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Examples from the web for careworn
  • And the people playing their parents have a plain, careworn look that has nothing to do with makeup.
  • She looked pale and careworn, and almost constantly patted her foot on the floor.
  • Not only was lie careworn and sorrow-bound, but lie seemed to have lost all touch with life.
British Dictionary definitions for careworn

careworn

/ˈkɛəˌwɔːn/
adjective
1.
showing signs of care, stress, worry, etc
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Word Origin and History for careworn
adj.

1828, from care (n.) + worn.

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