worn out

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There was nothing stale or worn out about the thoughts and feelings the situation and the circumstances created.
Who ever saw his old clothes -- his old coat, actually worn out, resolved into its primitive elements, so that it was not a deed of charity to bestow it on some poor boy, by him perchance to be bestowed on some poorer still, or shall we say richer, who could do with less?
Yes, by the time I've reached the top (sometimes there are 6 flights of stairs, which I think will kill me), I'm worn out, but the fide down and my daughter's laughter, not to mention the cold water drenching me all the way down, seem to pick up my energy level.