self worn

worn

[wawrn, wohrn]
verb
1.
past participle of wear.
adjective
2.
diminished in value or usefulness through wear, use, handling, etc.: worn clothing; worn tires.
3.
wearied; exhausted.

wornness, noun
self-worn, adjective
unworn, adjective


3. fatigued, tired, spent.
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worn (wɔːn)
 
vb
1.  the past participle of wear
 
adj
2.  affected, esp adversely, by long use or action: a worn suit
3.  haggard; drawn
4.  exhausted; spent
 
'wornness
 
n

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worn
1508, from adj. use of pp. of wear, from O.E. geworen (see wear). Worn-out "exhausted by use" is attested from 1612 in ref. to things, c.1700 in ref. to persons.
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Slang Dictionary

wear definition


  1. tv.
    to tolerate something. (Usually negative.) : That's no good. I won't wear it.
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