worn

Definitions

  • Time-worn palaces, and the darkly doubtful water at their base
    Time-worn palaces, and the darkly doubtful water at their base
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj worn showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering "looking careworn as she bent over her mending","her face was drawn and haggard from sleeplessness","that raddled but still noble face","shocked to see the worn look of his handsome young face"- Charles Dickens"
    • adj worn affected by wear; damaged by long use "worn threads on the screw","a worn suit","the worn pockets on the jacket"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

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WHITE CAP WORN IN THE BERGEN DISTRICT WHITE CAP WORN IN THE BERGEN DISTRICT

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: All U.S. Presidents have worn glasses, some of them just didn't like to be seen with them in public.
    • Worn p. p. of Wear.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Every US president has worn glasses (just not always in public).
    • worn Impaired or otherwise affected by wear or use.
    • worn Spent; passed.
    • worn Wearied; exhausted; showing signs of care, illness, fatigue, etc.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Neck ties were first worn in Croatia.
    • pa.p Worn wōrn of wear.
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Quotations

  • Italian Proverb
    Italian Proverb
    “Between saying and doing, many a pair of shoes is worn out.”
  • L.L. Bean
    L.L. Bean
    “No sale is really complete until the product is worn out, and the customer is satisfied.”
  • Mark Twain
    Mark%20Twain
    “The radical invents the views. When he has worn them out, the conservative adopts them.”
  • Mark Twain
    Mark%20Twain
    “The radical of one century is the conservative of the next. The radical invents the views. When he has worn them out, the conservative adopts them.”
  • Denis Waitley
    Denis%20Waitley
    “Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.”
  • Robert Frost
    Robert%20Frost
    “A successful lawsuit is the one worn by a policeman.”

Usage

In literature:

The memory of these things had tortured her and left their trace in worn-out nerves and hurt pride.
"Joyce of the North Woods" by Harriet T. Comstock
He fumbled for his worn-out pocket-book, and held it for a moment in his trembling hand.
"Debit and Credit" by Gustav Freytag
Shoes, old and worn, and many, many sizes too large for him.
"The White Christmas and other Merry Christmas Plays" by Walter Ben Hare
The wigs were worn both within the house and out of doors.
"At the Sign of the Barber's Pole" by William Andrews
Connie was not fit to argue, and he knew she was worn-out.
"Sue, A Little Heroine" by L. T. Meade
Millinery is a most important question in discussing a wedding, and we cannot dismiss the question with the gown worn by the bride.
"The Handy Cyclopedia of Things Worth Knowing" by Joseph Triemens
You have worn it two long years.
"Ernest Linwood" by Caroline Lee Hentz
A white cloth with a coloured border may be worn.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India - Volume IV of IV" by R.V. Russell
They had had no more than one hasty meal since early morning, and they were worn out.
"The Gold Trail" by Harold Bindloss
When linen underwear is worn, this band should be worn under that, next the skin.
"Papers on Health" by John Kirk
Someone who was not Manderson had worn these shoes, and worn them recently; the edges of the tears were quite fresh.
"The Woman in Black" by Edmund Clerihew Bentley
Fontaine, now, behind us in the ranks, his shoes are all worn out.
"The Long Roll" by Mary Johnston
We are tired and worn.
"Across Coveted Lands" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
Their first shyness having worn off, they proved to be polite and kind.
"In the Forbidden Land" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
A coat of one suit and the skirt of another should not be worn together.
"The Etiquette of To-day" by Edith B. Ordway
His face seemed to have worn itself into a serious caste which required effort to change.
"The Watchers of the Plains" by Ridgewell Cullum
They would take Marilla of course, she was coming to have a thin, worn look.
"A Modern Cinderella" by Amanda M. Douglas
He'd worn the deerhorn-handled knife today only because his father had given it to him.
"Shaman" by Robert Shea
At evening when they were both worn out, they came to a village where stood a cottage with the sign SCHOOL in big letters in its window.
"Tales from Dickens" by Charles Dickens and Hallie Erminie Rives
Should the garments worn during the day be worn at night?
"A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition)" by Calvin Cutter
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In poetry:

Then rose his heart and cleared his brow,
And slow he rode the way:
“As then it was, so is it now,
Not all hath worn away.”
"The Hall And The Wood" by William Morris
Two lives have passed from human reach,
And few have heard of them,
But joy had not been better served if each
Had worn a diadem.
"Two Lives" by Freeman Edwin Miller
The strength that bore her on for years
Was ebbing fast away,
And o'er the pale and life­p;worn face,
Death's solemn shadows lay.
"The Dying Queen" by Frances Ellen Watkins
With more than a lover's fondness
He stooped to her worn young face,
And the nursing child and the mother
He folded in one embrace.
"The Changeling ( From The Tent on the Beach )" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Say if one note of happier strain
This worn-out harp afford,--
One throb that trembles, not in vain,--
Their memory lent its chord.
"The Lyre Of Anacreon" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
"But know, the time-worn heart may be
By pangs in this world riven,
Keener than theirs who yield, like me,
An angel thus to Heaven!"
"The Spanish Chapel" by Felicia Dorothea Hemans

In news:

They can be worn longer, past the bustline or shorter above the bust.
The paint is worn out, and it needs some interior work.
Adam Rubin Keith Hernandez, pre-shave of his iconic mustache, which he has worn for 25 years.
THE contact lens industry's chances of reaching $1 billion in sales next year may have been set back by research showing that the risk of contracting serious illnesses increases if the lenses are worn overnight.
Converse All Star shoes are worn by crew of the ARM Cuauhtémoc, a training vessel for the Mexican Navy.
Custom made footwear will give you the comfiest shoe you've ever worn.
The ruffle made its world première in 1558, when it was worn to impressive effect by Queen Elizabeth I of England.
Brian Dawkins, worn out and regal, did it.
Executive Editor Alison Nieder (left), Connie Cho (center) and Deborah Belgum are tired of worn-out words.
DIXON – At just about 10 pm Tuesday, a worn halter bag in need of a new zipper sold for $64.63 on eBay.
Lindsay Lohan Jumpsuit Worn to the 2010 MTV Movie Award.
Other auction items include halters worn by champions Cigar, A.P.
SureGrip™ is a rope developed by J.R. Clancy specifically to address the safety concerns of worn hand line s.
That pair of shoes that are so perfectly worn-in they've practically taken on the shape of your feet.
SureGrip™ is a rope developed by J.R. Clancy specifically to address the safety concerns of worn hand lines.
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In science:

Numerous studies in the past 40 years have established that turbulent flow fie lds are populated by transient coherent structures that represent patches of fluids moving cohesive ly for significant distances before they are worn out by momentum exchange with the surrounding fluid.
On the Karman constant
It can be seen that even the face is tilted at certain angles; the tracking ability is still not compromised due to eyewear being worn and stabilized before calibration.
Eye-GUIDE (Eye-Gaze User Interface Design) Messaging for Physically-Impaired People
An eye patch can be worn on one eye as stereo vision is difficult to simulate.
Graphics Turing Test
We verified that using packages above 1024 bits not importing it numbers of gateways MPLS was shown faster in it processes it of packages, spending 33% of the worn-out total time on average for the Roteamento IP for the same situation.
Use MPLS in Lan's
My own copies of these three papers are now worn out from use, with “p” in “Spin” slashed through by Professor Roger Smith — a pun that, I am sure, Dick Feynman would have enjoyed.
Book Review: The Quantum Theory of Fields, Vol. I and II by S. Weinberg
I have worn it since March 2003, when American and Britain invaded Iraq, and I wear it while teaching thermodynamics to the 180 sophomore physics ma jors.
Physics Education Research: Or it's so hard to find good help these days
The computer was worn on McGuire’s belt, and typically took 3-5 minutes to acquire and compose a mosaic image composed of M × N subimages.
Field Geology with a Wearable Computer: First Results of the Cyborg Astrobiologist System
The computer was worn on McGuire’s belt, and typically took 3-5 minutes to acquire and compose a mosaic image composed of M × N subimages.
Field geology with a wearable computer: 1st results of the Cyborg Astrobiologist System
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