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outspent

[out-spent] /ˌaʊtˈspɛnt/
adjective
1.
worn-out; exhausted.
Origin of outspent
1645-1655
1645-55; out- + spent

outspend

[out-spend] /ˌaʊtˈspɛnd/
verb (used with object), outspent, outspending.
1.
to outdo in spending; spend more than:
They seemed determined to outspend their neighbors.
2.
to exceed (one's resources) in spending:
He quickly outspent his fortune.
Origin
1580-90; out- + spend
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  • The sheriff and his nine men sank down on the grassy slope, gasping, outspent.

    Out of the Depths Robert Ames Bennet
  • Until at last, outspent with energy, he draws a deep breath of exhaustion, and realizes that he is weariness itself.

    A Day with Lord Byron May Clarissa Gillington
Word Origin and History for outspent

outspend

v.

mid-15c., "to consume totally, use up," from out (adv.) + spend (v.). Meaning "to spend more than another or others" is from 1840. Related: Outspent; outspending. Outspent is attested from 1650s as "exhausted."

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