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English definition of “burnt-out”

burnt-out

adjective
 
 
/ˌbɜːntˈaʊt/ (also burned-out,
 
/bɜːndˈaʊt/
 
)
OBJECT A burnt-out car or building has been almost completely destroyed by fire.Burning, burnt and on fire
PERSON informal tired and without enthusiasm because you have worked too hard: a burnt-out teacherLacking interest and enthusiasmUnwilling and reluctantNot showing or feeling emotionsTired and making tired
(Definition of burnt-out from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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