burned-out: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (bûrnd'out'), [key]
— adj.
  1. consumed; rendered unserviceable or ineffectual by maximum use: a burned-out tube.
  2. exhausted or made listless through overwork, stress, or intemperance.
  3. deprived of one's regular place to live, work, etc., by a destructive fire.
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