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Definitions and meanings of "Careworn"

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Showing the effects of worry, anxiety, or burdensome responsibility. adjective

Worn, oppressed, or burdened with care; showing marks of care or anxiety: as, he was weary and care-worn; a care-worn countenance.

Worn or burdened with care. adjective

Showing the signs of long-term stresses. adjective

Showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering adjective

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Suffering worry; upset; worried; bothered. Urban Dictionary

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The word "careworn" in example sentences

“He does repent,” she said to herself, recalling the careworn face. ❋ Unknown (2004)

"He does repent," she said to herself, recalling the careworn face. ❋ Mary Cholmondeley (1892)

"You look --" began Constance -- but "careworn" was a risky term and she stopped. ❋ George Washington Cable (1884)

Seemingly pristine works are often paired with careworn finds. ❋ Unknown (2011)

From there, we wound up at the Slaughtered Lamb in the West Village, which Amanda selected for the werewolf in the window, and which offered the opposite extreme of toilet: cramped, grimy, careworn, and too small to turn around in. ❋ Ashacat (2009)

Though the Head Boy of our year still looks cherubic, if a little careworn. ❋ Burkesworks (2010)

Some have long hair, are shaggy and careworn, some have short hair, are sleek and cougar-esque. ❋ James Scarborough (2011)

The one she had addressed as "daughter" was a careworn woman of forty, proprietress and waitress of the house. ❋ Unknown (2010)

The nurse sent in to supervise the interview, a thin, careworn but kindly looking woman, went over to the far side of the bed, smoothing her pale blue uniform under narrow hips as she sat down. ❋ Gerard O’Donovan (2011)

He stood there dazed and unheeding, his bonny brown hair rumpled down his forehead, his face haggard and careworn and boyish still. ❋ Unknown (2010)

One of them opened the door for Gideon, who entered a large conference room, where President Diggs was talking quietly to a plain but pleasant-faced man in his sixties with the jowly, careworn expression of a hound dog. ❋ Howard Gordon (2011)

Burghart Klaußner from Haneke's The White Ribbon plays Krischan Mittich, a careworn detective about to retire after 44 tough years. ❋ Unknown (2011)

But Mr. Kubrick makes the coda work—with Mr. Krause's camera locking onto a host of careworn faces as beasts transform into men while listening to the girl's halting version of a sentimental ballad. ❋ David Mermelstein (2011)

His response is to write down his feelings like a teenage girl – and, as you'd expect, he reveals plenty that we've previously only been able to read from the careworn creases on Jon Hamm's face. ❋ Will Dean (2010)

The next morning we found him dead in his bed, a peaceful smile upon his careworn face — asphyxiation. ❋ Unknown (2010)

The manager pushed rather hastily into the void left by Mark Hughes last December has lost his careworn, slightly hunted look, possibly because Craig Bellamy has been banished from the realm, and is now showing every sign of not only being on top of the challenge at City, but enjoying it. ❋ Paul Wilson (2010)

worrying about something; [upset] about something; being [bothered] or something [bothering] someone. ❋ BAQI JACKSON (2003)

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