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 for worn
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Warn \Warn\ (w[add]rn), v. t. [OE. wernen, AS. weornan, wyrnan.
     Cf. Warn to admonish.]
     To refuse. [Written also wern, worn.] [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Wear \Wear\, v. t. [imp. Wore (w[=o]r); p. p. Worn
     (w[=o]rn); p. pr. & vb. n. Wearing. Before the 15th century
     wear was a weak verb, the imp. & p. p. being Weared.] [OE.
     weren, werien, AS. werian to carry, to wear, as arms or
     clothes; akin to OHG. werien, weren, to clothe, Goth. wasjan,
     L. vestis clothing, vestire to clothe, Gr. "enny`nai, Skr.
     vas. Cf. Vest.]
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     1. To carry or bear upon the person; to bear upon one's self,
        as an article of clothing, decoration, warfare, bondage,
        etc.; to have appendant to one's body; to have on; as, to
        wear a coat; to wear a shackle.
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              What compass will you wear your farthingale? --Shak.
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              On her white breast a sparkling cross she wore,
              Which Jews might kiss, and infidels adore. --Pope.
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     2. To have or exhibit an appearance of, as an aspect or
        manner; to bear; as, she wears a smile on her countenance.
        "He wears the rose of youth upon him." --Shak.
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              His innocent gestures wear
              A meaning half divine.                --Keble.
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     3. To use up by carrying or having upon one's self; hence, to
        consume by use; to waste; to use up; as, to wear clothes
        rapidly.
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     4. To impair, waste, or diminish, by continual attrition,
        scraping, percussion, on the like; to consume gradually;
        to cause to lower or disappear; to spend.
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              That wicked wight his days doth wear. --Spenser.
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              The waters wear the stones.           --Job xiv. 19.
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     5. To cause or make by friction or wasting; as, to wear a
        channel; to wear a hole.
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     6. To form or shape by, or as by, attrition.
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              Trials wear us into a liking of what, possibly, in
              the first essay, displeased us.       --Locke.
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     To wear away, to consume; to impair, diminish, or destroy,
        by gradual attrition or decay.
  
     To wear off, to diminish or remove by attrition or slow
        decay; as, to wear off the nap of cloth.
  
     To wear on or To wear upon, to wear. [Obs.] "[I] weared
        upon my gay scarlet gites [gowns.]" --Chaucer.
  
     To wear out.
        (a) To consume, or render useless, by attrition or decay;
            as, to wear out a coat or a book.
        (b) To consume tediously. "To wear out miserable days."
            --Milton.
        (c) To harass; to tire. "[He] shall wear out the saints of
            the Most High." --Dan vii. 25.
        (d) To waste the strength of; as, an old man worn out in
            military service.
  
     To wear the breeches. See under Breeches. [Colloq.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Worn \Worn\,
     p. p. of Wear.
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     Worn land, land that has become exhausted by tillage, or
        which for any reason has lost its fertility.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  worn
      adj 1: affected by wear; damaged by long use; "worn threads on
             the screw"; "a worn suit"; "the worn pockets on the
             jacket" [ant: new]
      2: showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering;
         "looking careworn as she bent over her mending"; "her face
         was drawn and haggard from sleeplessness"; "that raddled but
         still noble face"; "shocked to see the worn look of his
         handsome young face"- Charles Dickens [syn: careworn,
         drawn, haggard, raddled, worn]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  169 Moby Thesaurus words for "worn":
     abated, ablated, ablative, attenuated, ausgespielt, back-number,
     banal, bare, bated, belittled, bewhiskered, biodegradable,
     bromidic, burned-out, careworn, common, commonplace, consumed,
     contracted, corny, corrosive, crumbling, curtailed, cut-and-dried,
     debilitated, decomposable, decomposing, decreased, deep-worn,
     deflated, degradable, devitalized, dilapidated, diminished,
     disabled, disintegrable, disintegrated, disintegrating,
     disintegrative, disjunctive, disruptive, dissipated, dog-eared,
     drained, drawn, drooping, droopy, dropped, dusty, effete,
     enervated, enfeebled, eroded, erosive, eviscerated, exhausted,
     fade, fagged, faint, fainting, fallen, familiar, fatigued,
     feeling faint, flagging, footsore, frazzled, fusty, gone to seed,
     good and tired, hackney, hackneyed, haggard, hand-me-down,
     hollow-eyed, incapacitated, jaded, languid, less, lesser, lower,
     lowered, mildewed, miniaturized, moldering, moldy, moss-grown,
     moth-eaten, musty, not new, old hat, pawed-over, pinched,
     platitudinous, played out, ravaged, ready to drop, reduced,
     resolvent, retrenched, ruined, ruinous, run ragged, run-down,
     rusty, sagging, sapped, scaled-down, secondhand, seedy, separative,
     sere, set, shelfworn, shopworn, shorn, shorter, shrunk, shrunken,
     smaller, solvent, spent, square, stale, stereotyped, stock,
     threadbare, time-scarred, timeworn, tired, tired-eyed, tired-faced,
     tired-looking, tired-winged, toilworn, trite, truistic, unnew,
     unoriginal, unrefreshed, unrestored, used, used up, wan,
     warmed-over, wasted, watered-down, way-weary, wayworn, weak,
     weakened, wearied, weariful, weary, weary-footed, weary-laden,
     weary-looking, weary-winged, weary-worn, well-known, well-worn,
     wilting, worn down, worn ragged, worn thin, worn to rags,
     worn to threads, worn-down, worn-out
  
  

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