The quality of being worn.

The wornness of the old mans clothes testified to his poverty.

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  • wornness — ˈwōrnnə̇s, ˈwȯr noun ( es) : the quality or state of being worn overhead rehearsal lights … drained the color from the scenery and accentuated its wrinkled wornness Truman Capote …   Useful english dictionary

  • wornness — n. weariness, tiredness; quality of having signs of wear and tear …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wornness — worn·ness …   English syllables

  • worn — wornness, n. /wawrn, wohrn/, v. 1. pp. of wear. adj. 2. diminished in value or usefulness through wear, use, handling, etc.: worn clothing; worn tires. 3. wearied; exhausted. Syn. 3. fatigued, tired, spent. * * * …   Universalium

  • worn — /wɔn / (say wawn) verb 1. past participle of wear1. –adjective 2. impaired by wear or use: worn clothing. 3. Also, worn out. wearied or exhausted: I m feeling a bit worn. –wornness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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