Definition of Careworn

1. Adjective. Showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering. "Shocked to see the worn look of his handsome young face"

Exact synonyms: Drawn, Haggard, Raddled, Worn
Similar to: Tired



Definition of Careworn

1. a. Worn or burdened with care; as, careworn look or face.

Definition of Careworn

1. Adjective. Showing the signs of long-term stresses. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Careworn

1. haggard [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Careworn

caret notation
caretake
caretaken
caretaker
caretakers
caretakes
caretaking
caretakings
careth
caretlike
caretook
carets
careware
careworker
careworkers
careworn (current term)
carex
carexes
carfare
carfares
carfax
carfaxes
carfecillin
carfentanil
carfentanyl
carfilzomib
carfox
carfoxes
carfree
carful

Literary usage of Careworn

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1. Barnaby Rudge: A Tale of the Riots of 'eighty by Charles Dickens (1868)
"... and careworn, listening in the solitary house to every soui: that stirred, with the taper shining through the chinks until the day should turn:: pale ..."

2. Early Indiana Trials and Sketches: Reminiscences by Oliver Hampton Smith (1858)
"The last time I saw him, his head was white, his countenance careworn, and his step faltering. He will soon follow his illustrious colleague. ..."

3. James T. Fields: Biographical Notes and Personal Sketches, with Unpublished by Annie Fields (1881)
"Going to the play," means " a good time," and rest to the careworn. Any human being who has learned the science of entertaining, has indeed possessed ..."

4. The Life and Reminiscences of E. L. Blanchard by Edward L. Blanchard, Drinkwater Meadows (1891)
"Getting careworn and heartsore for want of heart-sympathy. Monday, 23rd.—Olympic ; Coyne's new faree of What will they say at Brompton ?3 Then to ..."

5. An Order of Worship for the Reformed Church by Reformed Church in the United States (1884)
"2 That sleep may wearied limbs restore, And fit for toil and use once more ; May gently soothe the careworn breast, And lull our anxious griefs to rest; ..."

6. Reginald Hastings: Or, A Tale of the Troubles in 164- by Eliot Warburton (1850)
"... and pursued them as far | as death, and careworn, as if years had passed as the moor, where they encountered a consider- ! over him since last we met. ..."

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