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English definition of “drawn”


 /drɔn/ us  

drawn (DRAW)

past participle of draw


adjective  /drɔn/ us  

drawn adjective (TIRED)

(usually of the face) appearing tired and anxious or worried: He’s not as sick as he was, but he still looks thin and drawn.
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