We understand that outworn programs are inadequate to the needs of our time.
So far you may travel, and yet not escape the tyranny of the "outworn creeds."
Say, friar; in my ear, now—Was that a hare you stewed, or an outworn sandal?
The sacredness of mad folk is a holy tradition, not yet outworn.
The sleeping Roger represented things intolerable and outworn.
The world moved, and Spain, chained to an outworn superstition, did not move with it.
The ladder is an old and outworn metaphor in this connexion.
There is many an American expression of a pungent freshness which authors, weary of an outworn vocabulary, seize eagerly.
It was in accordance with all these outworn conventions that they conducted the daily round.
They made of her a being, half-angel and half-toy, but I refuse to be bound by their outworn ideas.