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haggard
used in David Copperfield

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Definition showing the wearing effects of overwork or suffering
  • 'Yes; and the sense of being unfit for it, or of not having understood it, or of having shown his condition in spite of himself, seems to make him so uneasy, that next day he is worse, and next day worse, and so he becomes jaded and haggard.
    Chapters 19-21 (10% in)
  • She was lightly dressed; looked bold, and haggard, and flaunting, and poor; but seemed, for the time, to have given all that to the wind which was blowing, and to have nothing in her mind but going after them.
    Chapters 22-24 (15% in)
  • I saw her haggard, listening face distinctly.
    Chapters 40-42 (9% in)
  • I observed, upon that closer opportunity of observation, that she was worn and haggard, and that her sunken eyes expressed privation and endurance.
    Chapters 46-48 (60% in)
  • I got up, several times, and looked out; but could see nothing, except the reflection in the window-panes of the faint candle I had left burning, and of my own haggard face looking in at me from the black void.
    Chapters 55-57 (25% in)

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