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spent

adjective \ˈspent\

: used up and no longer useful

: tired and drained of energy

Full Definition of SPENT

1
a :  used up :  consumed
b :  exhausted of active or required components or qualities often for a particular purpose <spent nuclear fuel>
2
:  drained of energy or effectiveness :  exhausted
3
:  exhausted of spawn or sperm <spent fishes>

Examples of SPENT

  1. <he plopped down in his chair, completely spent, and then fell asleep>

Origin of SPENT

Middle English, from past participle of spenden to spend
First Known Use: 15th century

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