gassed

adjective
\ ˈgast How to pronounce gassed (audio) \

Definition of gassed

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

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Examples of gassed in a Sentence

he likes to go out and get gassed on weekends
Recent Examples on the Web During his campaign for president, he and his supporters have been regularly shot at, tear-gassed, and arrested. Ryan Lenora Brown, The Christian Science Monitor, "A safe, fair vote? Why pandemic rules fuel concerns in Uganda.," 13 Jan. 2021 Because after the Browns needed just 47 seconds to even the score, marching 75 yards in four plays against a gassed, depleted Ravens defense, Jackson had to come on again. Jonas Shaffer, baltimoresun.com, "Lamar Jackson returns from cramps to throw late TD, Justin Tucker hits 55-yard field goal to lift Ravens over Browns, 47-42," 15 Dec. 2020 He’s been beaten up, tear-gassed, and insulted with the worst racial slurs. Colette Davidson, The Christian Science Monitor, "Does ‘human rights champion’ France live up to its ideals at home?," 11 Dec. 2020 Texas, which battled back from an 11-point deficit after halftime, looked too gassed to complete the comeback once Texas A&M grew its lead to 63-54 with 3:52 remaining in the game. Nick Moyle, ExpressNews.com, "Texas’ rally falls short in tight battle with Texas A&M," 6 Dec. 2020 Indianapolis responded by going 3-and-out on offense in a little more than a minute on its next series, and a gassed, tired Colts defense gave up a touchdown on a 14-play, 75-yard drive. Joel A. Erickson, The Indianapolis Star, "Insider: The Colts defense deserved better after statement performance vs. Lamar Jackson," 9 Nov. 2020 Then there are the images of the many demonstrators being tear-gassed, and others of looting and burning, and still more of both protestors and police officers alike being injured and in some cases killed. Allison Keyes, Smithsonian Magazine, "How to Have That Tough Conversation About Race, Racism and Racial Identity," 4 June 2020 And that, combined with a gassed lineup of players who had scratched and clawed to lead by four points in the fourth-quarter in Houston on Friday before losing, didn’t help the circumstances. Nathan Brown, Indianapolis Star, "Pacers stuck in neutral with series of injuries after season's first two big tests," 17 Nov. 2019 Outside of some bursts of energy from captain Jonathan Spector, Orlando City’s back line looked gassed to start the match. Jordan Culver, Pro Soccer USA, "Orlando City’s fatigue obvious in loss to Montreal Impact," 24 June 2018

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First Known Use of gassed

1863, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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28 Jan 2021

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“Gassed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gassed. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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