fa·​tigued fə-ˈtēgd How to pronounce fatigued (audio)
: drained of strength and energy : affected by fatigue
fatigued leg muscles
It occurred to her that the tourists all looked blowsy and fatigued because they were headed back east at the end of their vacations.Jim Harrison
We drank the Chardonnay boisterously; it seemed to ignite and rejuvenate our fatigued minds and bodies.Glen Martin

Examples of fatigued in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1682, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fatigued was in 1682

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“Fatigued.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fatigued. Accessed 28 Sep. 2023.

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