[syn: burned, burnt, burned-over, burned-out, burnt-out]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
burned-out \burned-out\ burnt-out \burnt-out\adj. prenom.
1. drained of energy or effectiveness; driven to apathy by
overwork or prolonged stress; -- of people.
Syn: burned out(predicate), burnt out(predicate), fagged,
exhausted, fatigued, played-out(prenominal), played
out(predicate), spent, washed-out(prenominal), washed
out(predicate), worn-out(prenominal), worn
2. damaged or destroyed by or as if by fire; as, barricaded
the street with burned-out cars.
Syn: burned out(predicate), burnt out(predicate).
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: exhausted as a result of longtime stress; "she was
burned-out before she was 30" [syn: burned-out, burnt-
2: inoperative as a result of heat or friction; "a burned-out
picture tube" [syn: burned-out, burnt-out]
3: destroyed or badly damaged by fire; "a row of burned houses";
"a charred bit of burnt wood"; "a burned-over site in the
forest"; "barricaded the street with burnt-out cars" [syn:
burned, burnt, burned-over, burned-out, burnt-out]