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1. burnt

adjective. ['ˈbɝːnt'] ruined by overcooking.

Synonyms

  • burned

Antonyms

  • serviceable
  • rested

Etymology

  • -t (English)
  • -te (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • burn (English)
  • bernen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Burnt

  • weren't
  • learnt
  • current
  • bernt
  • berndt
  • bernd

How do you pronounce burnt?

Pronounce burnt as bərnt.

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Sentences with burnt


1. Verb, past tense
It was melted a little out of shape when the church burnt down.

2. Adjective
Mix a warm darkening agent from burnt umber and a small amount of ivory black.

3. Noun, singular or mass
It's much easier to clean the cookie sheet once the burnt sugar is soft.

4. Verb, past participle
Users of this forum have burnt their faces from too high concentrations of glycolic acid.

Quotes about burnt


1. You don't write about the horrors of war. No. You write about a kid's burnt socks lying in the road.
- Richard Price

2. He was now in that state of fire that she loved. She wanted to be burnt.
- Anaïs Nin, Delta of Venus

3. This is the best night of my life,"Raffy says, crying."Raffy, half our House has burnt down,"I say wearily. "We don't have a kitchen.""Why do you always have to be so pessimistic?"she asks. "We can double up in our rooms and have a barbecue every night like the Cadets."Silently I vow to keep Raffy around for the rest of my life.
- Melina Marchetta, On the Jellicoe Road

2. burnt-out

adjective. inoperative as a result of heat or friction.

Synonyms

  • unserviceable

Antonyms

  • functional
  • useful

3. burnt-out

adjective. exhausted as a result of longtime stress.

Synonyms

  • tired

Antonyms

  • original
  • crystalized

4. burnt-out

adjective. destroyed or badly damaged by fire.

Synonyms

  • burnt
  • burned
  • burned-out
  • destroyed

Antonyms

  • raw
  • untreated
  • undamaged
  • saved

5. burnt

adjective. ['ˈbɝːnt'] destroyed or badly damaged by fire.

Synonyms

  • burned-over
  • burned
  • burned-out
  • destroyed

Antonyms

  • undamaged
  • saved
  • unprocessed
  • untempered

Etymology

  • -t (English)
  • -te (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • burn (English)
  • bernen (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. burnt

adjective. ['ˈbɝːnt'] treated by heating to a high temperature but below the melting or fusing point.

Synonyms

  • burned

Antonyms

  • crystalized
  • cured

Etymology

  • -t (English)
  • -te (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • burn (English)
  • bernen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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