worn Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"worn" in British English

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uk   /wɔːn/  us   /wɔːrn/
past participle of wear


/wɔːn/  us /wɔːrn/

worn adjective (OBJECT)

damaged because of ​continuous use: His ​clothes were ​dirty and worn.

worn adjective (PERSON)

very ​tired, and ​seemingold : The ​period of ​badhealth had ​left her ​lookingtired and worn.
(Definition of worn from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"worn" in American English

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 us   /wɔrn, woʊrn/
past participle of wear
(Definition of worn from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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