meaning of careworn

careworn meaning in General Dictionary

used or burdened properly as careworn appearance or face

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  • showing the putting on outcomes of overwork or care or suffering
  • Worn or burdened with care; as, careworn appearance or face.

careworn meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1828, from attention (n.) + used.

Sentence Examples with the word careworn

With the exception of the aunt, beside whom sat only one elderly lady, who with her thin careworn face was rather out of place in this brilliant society, the whole company had settled into three groups.

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