fed up


Definition of fed up

: tired, sated, or disgusted beyond endurance

Examples of fed up in a Sentence

We've had one delay after another, and I'm starting to feel pretty fed up. fed up with the noise and bustle of the big city, the family decided to try country life
Recent Examples on the Web Although the original version of the show aired decades ago, he doesn’t get fed up with people asking him about it. Leo Barraclough, Variety, 22 June 2022 She was fed up with feeling uncomfortable internally and externally. Victoria Uwumarogie, Essence, 17 Mar. 2022 In April and May, Shanghai residents were already getting fed up with the government's increasingly draconian measures to contain a virus that appears to be getting less and less deadly. Grady Mcgregor, Fortune, 11 July 2022 But in the end, he got fed up with Florence’s digressions and set the case for trial in mid-March. Bryce Covert, The New Republic, 5 July 2022 As for the end of the 20th century, Stanley recalls being fed up with Britpop entirely, gravitating instead to German minimal electronic music. Washington Post, 10 Sep. 2021 Telecom customers are fed up with SMS spam, so mobile network operators have come up with a way to address the problem. Venky Balasubramanian, Forbes, 5 July 2022 Modern degradation has also left citizens angry, fed up with what often feels like complacency in what is arguably one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Barbie Latza Nadeau With Hada Messia, CNN, 19 June 2022 But mid-level workers, on the hunt for flexibility and fed up with their workload, seem to have the upper hand. Jane Thier, Fortune, 14 June 2022 See More

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First Known Use of fed up

1900, in the meaning defined above

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3 Aug 2022

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“Fed up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fed%20up. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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