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forspent

[fawr-spent] /fɔrˈspɛnt/
adjective, Archaic.
1.
worn out; exhausted.
Also, forespent.
Origin of forspent
past participle of Middle English forspenden, Old English forspendan. See for-, spend
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  • No wonder there is an appalling infant mortality, while a childbed death is too often the fate of the forspent mother.

    The Old World in the New Edward Alsworth Ross
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forspent

/fɔːˈspɛnt/
adjective
1.
(archaic) tired out; exhausted
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