Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • past participle See burnt.
  • past participle obsolete Burnished.

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  • verb Simple past of burn.
  • verb Past participle of burn

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective ruined by overcooking
  • adjective destroyed or badly damaged by fire
  • adjective treated by heating to a high temperature but below the melting or fusing point

Etymologies

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Examples

  • “Very well,” I said, rubbing the word burned onto my wrist.

    My Fair Succubi

  • “Very well,” I said, rubbing the word burned onto my wrist.

    My Fair Succubi

  • “Very well,” I said, rubbing the word burned onto my wrist.

    My Fair Succubi

  • I remembered the word burned into that heart at Fountain Square.

    Bleeding Violet

  • I remembered the word burned into that heart at Fountain Square.

    Bleeding Violet

  • The word burned his mouth, but Vionne could think of no other.

    City of Glory

  • The word burned his mouth, but Vionne could think of no other.

    City of Glory

  • “Akrep,” spat the Aga Khan, as if the name burned in his mouth.

    Blowback

  • “Akrep,” spat the Aga Khan, as if the name burned in his mouth.

    Blowback

  • He had decided, the phrase burned with the implication that she had no say in the matter.

    The Lancaster Men

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  • *rakes through the ashes and finds no listings*

    August 11, 2008