What does burned-out mean?

burned-out meaning in General Dictionary

fatigued as a result of longtime stress

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  • inoperative as a result of heat or friction
  • destroyed or badly damaged by fire

Sentence Examples with the word burned-out

The picturesqueness of the chimney stacks and tumble-down walls of the burned-out quarters of the town, stretching out and concealing one another, reminded him of the Rhine and the Colosseum.

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