slang : drunk sense 1a
slang : drained of energy : spent, exhausted

Examples of gassed in a Sentence

he likes to go out and get gassed on weekends
Recent Examples on the Web The Pats were no better after that touchdown, another three-and-out that didn’t net a single yard, a 1:23 possession that brought a gassed defense back on the field. Tara Sullivan, BostonGlobe.com, 2 Dec. 2022 One positive for the gassed defense is that their run of playing elite-mobility quarterbacks gets snapped by facing lead-footed Joe Burrow. Keven Lerner, Sun Sentinel, 28 Sep. 2022 This exercise selection is great for a circuit, since even though there’s little rest between moves, your lower body won’t be too gassed. Christa Sgobba, SELF, 15 June 2022 Videos posted online show protesters scrambling through streets while taking fire from security forces and being tear-gassed. Babak Dehghanpisheh, Washington Post, 27 May 2022 The Huskies no longer looked gassed in the fourth quarter, no longer beaten down or easily trapped. Dom Amore, courant.com, 21 Feb. 2022 Hundreds of protesters were ticketed, fined, or tear-gassed. Grayson Quay, The Week, 13 Feb. 2022 Members of the society watched as Black men and women were shot and killed, protesters of the shootings were tear-gassed and white rioters stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6. The Washington Post, Arkansas Online, 31 Oct. 2021 Their standoff is interrupted by the appearance of other rioters, one of whom has been tear-gassed. Nick Schager, EW.com, 27 Sep. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1863, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of gassed was in 1863

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“Gassed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gassed. Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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