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consumed; rendered unserviceable or ineffectual by maximum use:
a burned-out tube.
exhausted or made listless through overwork, stress, or intemperance.
deprived of one’s regular place to live, work, etc., by a destructive fire.
Contemporary Examples

What Caused the Fire That Killed Ashley Turton? Pat Wingert January 10, 2011
Anarchists Hijack Rome Protests Barbie Latza Nadeau October 14, 2011
House Republicans Hold Their Noses About Mitt Romney John Batchelor November 21, 2011
The Cult of Pappy van Winkle Eric Felten December 2, 2014
Blood, Faith and Fatalism in Divided Ukraine Anna Nemtsova April 20, 2014

Historical Examples

The Heritage of the Desert Zane Grey
Join Our Gang? Sterling E. Lanier
Atlantic Narratives Mary Antin
Philo Gubb Correspondence-School Detective Ellis Parker Butler
The Crystal Ball Roy J. Snell


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