burned-out burned-out


  1. (adj) exhausted as a result of longtime stress
  2. (adj) inoperative as a result of heat or friction
  3. (adj) destroyed or badly damaged by fire



  1. Restless teenagers mill around narrow streets lined with burned-out houses and dilapidated trailer parks.
  2. Another was the realization that ghetto blacks were the chief victims of ghetto violenceburned-out areas of Detroit and Newark are still in ruins today.
  3. It's a great model too for how we can replace a burned-out energy strategy with a clean new one.


  1. Davenport Credit Island group will meet, tour lodge

    The Credit Island lodge advisory committee will meet for the first time today, with a tour of the burned-out structure part of the proceedings, Alderman Nathan Brown, 1st Ward, announced at Wednesday's City Council meeting.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Quad-City Times

  2. Fate of burned-out Waterville building remains unclear

    Owner John Weeks could not say Friday whether his burned-out building at 18 Main St. is repairable or will be razed.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Morning Sentinel

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furtive furtive
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