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Showing much wear; ragged; threadbare
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  1. Showing much wear; ragged; threadbare
  2. Dilapidated or deteriorated in condition, especially through neglect; seedy:
  3. Showing signs of wear and tear; threadbare or worn-out:
Having tiny bubbles
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  1. Having tiny bubbles
  2. Worn and shabby; unkempt:
  3. Shabby, run-down, etc.
Out of condition, ineffective, enervated, bored, etc. from either too much or too little activity
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  1. Out of condition, ineffective, enervated, bored, etc. from either too much or too little activity
  2. (Law) Having lost legal force or effect through lack of use or action, as a claim or lien
  3. Having lost freshness; made musty, dry, bad, etc. by having been kept too long
(Obsolete) Moving or progressing very slowly.
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  1. (Obsolete) Moving or progressing very slowly.
  2. Tiresome by reason of length, slowness, or dullness; boring.
  3. Full of tedium; long or verbose and wearisome; tiresome; boring
Showing the effects of worry or anxiety
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  1. Showing the effects of worry or anxiety
  2. Showing the wearing effects of overwork, worry, or suffering:
  3. Affected or damaged by wear or use:
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  1. Appropriate for ordinary use, rather than for special occasions
  2. Appropriate for ordinary days or routine occasions:
  3. Commonplace; ordinary:
Being in a condition of deterioration; dilapidated:
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  1. Being in a condition of deterioration; dilapidated:
  2. Wet, drenched, or messy:
  3. Decaying, decrepit or dilapidated
Not properly maintained; neglected
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  1. Not properly maintained; neglected
  2. Sick or worn out, as by old age or disease
  3. No longer in working order
Weakened, worn out, impaired, or broken down by old age, illness, or hard use.
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  1. Weakened, worn out, impaired, or broken down by old age, illness, or hard use.
Having fallen into a state of disrepair or deterioration, especially through neglect
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  1. Having fallen into a state of disrepair or deterioration, especially through neglect
  2. Falling to pieces or into disrepair; broken down; shabby and neglected
Dirty-colored; not bright or clean; grimy
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  1. Dirty-colored; not bright or clean; grimy
  2. Dismal; shabby
  3. Shabby, drab, or squalid.
Worn out from long use or neglect; dilapidated.
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  1. Worn out from long use or neglect; dilapidated.
  2. (Literally of footwear, hyphenated when used attributively) In poor condition, especially due to having worn heels; worn-out, shabby.
  3. Shabbily dressed because of poverty; seedy.
Affected with, caused by, or resembling mange.
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  1. Affected with, caused by, or resembling mange.
  2. Shabby or squalid:
  3. Shabby and filthy; sordid; squalid
Dirty and dilapidated:
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  1. Dirty and dilapidated:
  2. In poor physical condition; weak or exhausted.
  3. Unwound and not running:
Covered with or consisting of scrub, or brushwood
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  1. Covered with or consisting of scrub, or brushwood
  2. Paltry or shabby:
  3. Paltry, shabby, etc.
(Chiefly British) Scaly; scabby.
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  1. (Chiefly British) Scaly; scabby.
  2. Untidy in appearance
  3. Shabby, unkempt, or untidy; grubby
Having tiny bubbles
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  1. Having tiny bubbles
  2. Worn and shabby; unkempt:
  3. Shabby, run-down, etc.
Showing much wear; ragged; threadbare
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  1. Showing much wear; ragged; threadbare
  2. Dilapidated or deteriorated in condition, especially through neglect; seedy:
  3. Showing signs of wear and tear; threadbare or worn-out:
Made of any cheap, inferior material
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  1. Made of any cheap, inferior material
  2. Being of poor quality or construction
  3. Rundown; shabby.
Flimsy or thin in texture or substance; lacking firmness
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  1. Flimsy or thin in texture or substance; lacking firmness
  2. (Informal) Shoddy, shabby, cheap, vulgar, etc.
  3. Shabby, dirty, and vulgar; tawdry:
  1. Dressed in tatters or rags; ragged
  2. Wearing torn and ragged clothes
  3. Shabby or dilapidated.
Somewhat worn, shabby, or dilapidated.
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  1. Somewhat worn, shabby, or dilapidated.
  2. (Brit.) Shabby, decrepit, or tawdry
  1. Dowdy, shabbily dressed
  2. Dowdy or shabby, as in dress or appearance
  3. Lacking style or good taste; tawdry:
Full of rats
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  1. Full of rats
  2. Of or like a rat
  3. Dilapidated; shabby.
Drearily commonplace and often predictable; trite:
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  1. Drearily commonplace and often predictable; trite:
  2. Dull or stale as because of overuse; trite; hackneyed; commonplace
Trite or dull
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  1. Trite or dull
  2. Stale, trite, or commonplace through overuse; clichéd:
Uninteresting; unremarkable:
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  1. Uninteresting; unremarkable:
  2. Neither new nor interesting; obvious or ordinary
  3. Ordinary; common:
Containing corn; tasting well of malt.
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  1. Containing corn; tasting well of malt.
  2. Hackneyed or excessively sentimental.
  3. (Informal) Unsophisticated, old-fashioned, trite, sentimental, etc.
Overfamiliar through overuse; trite.
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  1. Overfamiliar through overuse; trite.
  2. Made trite by overuse
  3. Repeated too often.
Stale or trite; worn-out; antiquated
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  1. Stale or trite; worn-out; antiquated
  2. Stale or moldy in odor or taste.
  3. Out of use or practice; rusty.
(Of a word or phrase) hackneyed or clichéd
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  1. (Of a word or phrase) hackneyed or clichéd
  2. Used too much, or too often
Being subjected to too much work
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  1. Being subjected to too much work
Drab, dull, trite, etc.
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  1. Drab, dull, trite, etc.
  2. Not fresh; tired or cliché
  3. Used, as a sample item in a retail store
(Law) Having lost legal force or effect through lack of use or action, as a claim or lien
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  1. (Law) Having lost legal force or effect through lack of use or action, as a claim or lien
  2. Out of condition, ineffective, enervated, bored, etc. from either too much or too little activity
  3. Lacking originality or spontaneity:
Of or relating to stereotypy:
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  1. Of or relating to stereotypy:
  2. Unoriginal; stereotypical.
  3. Lacking originality, creativity, or individuality.
Of, pertaining to or characteristic of a stereotype; stereotypical
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  1. Of, pertaining to or characteristic of a stereotype; stereotypical
Hackneyed; trite
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  1. Hackneyed; trite
  2. Pertaining to a stereotype; conventional
  3. Banal, commonplace and clichéd because of overuse
  1. Trite or banal; overused or hackneyed
  2. Used too often; trite:
  3. Showing the effects of wear due to long use
Impatient; bored:
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  1. Impatient; bored:
  2. Exhausted of strength or energy; fatigued.
  3. Overused; hackneyed:
Not evoking interest because of overuse or repetition; hackneyed.
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  1. Not evoking interest because of overuse or repetition; hackneyed.
  2. Worn out by constant use; no longer having freshness, originality, or novelty; stale
(Of cooked food) reheated
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  1. (Of cooked food) reheated
  2. Warmed up; reheated:
  3. Presented again, without freshness or significant change
Carried or worn in a becoming manner:
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  1. Carried or worn in a becoming manner:
  2. Overused; trite
  3. Showing signs of much wear or use.
No longer effective, usable, or serviceable due to wear or overuse
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  1. No longer effective, usable, or serviceable due to wear or overuse
  2. Exhausted or fatigued from exertion.
  3. Exhausted; tired out
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