We can supercharge our talk with n|om, and allow it to spring forth as a different kind of arrow that disrupts and disengages overworn habits of thinking.
Her place was unkempt, smelled of overworn laundry and rotting dill.
I would like to reiterate my argument that the “Wasteland” cliche is a bit overworn in science fiction.
Daniel Kasman on Lights in the Dusk: "The strong emphasis on [Aki] Kaurismäki's staging places the plot at such a distance that the story and acting seem banal and overworn while the look is utterly refined."
Just after his days of wanting to be Huck Finn, complete with overworn overalls and a corncob pipe made for him by my grandfather, and just before his days as a break dancer, my brother, who celebrated his 31st birthday yesterday, was obsessed with The Outsiders.