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English definition of “the worse for wear”

the worse for wear

tired or in poor condition because of a lot of work or use: After a month of journeying over rough roads, the drivers and their trucks were looking the worse for wear.Tired and making tiredIn bad condition
(Definition of the worse for wear from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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