time-worn

time-worn
'time-.worn
adj
1.) time-worn objects are old and have been used a lot
time-worn steps
2.) time-worn ideas and beliefs are no longer sensible or useful
time-worn prejudices

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • time-worn — UK / US adjective damaged or spoiled by being used a lot or by becoming old time worn stone …   English dictionary

  • time-worn — Synonyms and related words: ageing, ancient, antiquated, antique, archaic, broken down, dated, decrepit, dilapidated, dog eared, hackneyed, moth eaten, obsolescent, obsolete, old, old hat, old fashioned, overused, passe, ragged, ramshackle, run… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • time-worn — adj worn, old, aged, dog eared, out of date, passé, outworn, worn out, ruined, well worn, tired, trite, stock, stale, threadbare, bromidic, cliché(e)d, hackneyed, weathered, dated, decrepit, ancient, broken down, run down, shabby, ragged, hoary,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • time-worn — a. Impaired by time, superannuated, old, antiquated, dilapidated …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • time-worn — adjective no longer novel …   Wiktionary

  • time-worn — adjective impaired or made less interesting as a result of age or long use …   English new terms dictionary

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