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English definition of “burnt out”

burnt out

adjective uk   us  

burnt out adjective (FIRE)

describes a building or vehicle that has been badly damaged by fire: After the fire the factory was completely burnt out. [before noun] a burnt-out shellBurning, burnt and on fire

burnt out adjective (TIRED)

ill or very tired from working too hardTired and making tiredBeing and falling ill
(Definition of burnt out from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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