sick and tired


Definition of sick and tired

: thoroughly fatigued or bored also : fed up

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Examples of sick and tired in a Sentence

was sick and tired of wasting her time at long, pointless meetings
Recent Examples on the Web The in-office people, sick and tired of Zoom calls, won’t be too enthused to lose the momentum and try to find the others who should be on the call. Jack Kelly, Forbes, 25 May 2021 People are so sick and tired of how much cable companies have been charging for pay TV all these years, especially when a huge chunk of that monthly expense shouldn’t be your responsibility in the first place. Maren Estrada, BGR, 14 May 2021 For counterinsurgents as for insurgents, the cooperation of the people was everything, and there, the people were sick and tired of both. Wesley Morgan, The Atlantic, 14 Apr. 2021 Protests from the business lobby will likely be the least of it, and Trump cultists may be joined by some Democrats who are understandably sick and tired of a pandemic that’s entered its second year. Timothy Noah, The New Republic, 14 Apr. 2021 After four years of Donald Trump as president, many Americans were sick and tired. Maurizio Valsania, The Conversation, 18 Mar. 2021 Utica is sick and tired of acquiescing to the needs of the other queens at the expense of her performance. Paul Mccallion, Vulture, 19 Feb. 2021 How Miami mayor Francis Suarez is making a play to lure tech figures sick and tired of the Bay Area. Daniel Tenreiro, National Review, 28 Dec. 2020 Last season, the Titans stormed into FirstEnergy Stadium sick and tired of all the offseason talk about the mighty Cleveland Browns, and knocked them off 43-13 in the opener. cleveland, 30 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of sick and tired

1775, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sick and tired was in 1775

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6 Jun 2021

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“Sick and tired.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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