sick and tired

adjective

Definition of sick and tired 

: thoroughly fatigued or bored also : fed up

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

Scott Utterback, Louisville Courier Journal Vanessa Lackey is sick and tired of all the abandoned cars, trucks and SUVs littered throughout Louisville neighborhoods. Phillip M. Bailey, The Courier-Journal, "Louisville is littered with abandoned cars, and residents aren't happy," 7 June 2018 This feud erupted when William Daley got sick and tired of hearing Rahm bitching and moaning about how his big brother—our former mayor Richard M. Daley—kicked the can down the road. Ben Joravsky, Chicago Reader, "Who's telling the truth in the Rahm-Daley feud?," 4 May 2018 Let your carrier handle it Wireless carriers are sick and tired of robocalls, too. Jennifer Jolly, USA TODAY, "Could we please, for the love of all things good, stop these annoying robocalls?," 20 Apr. 2018 By the time May 2014 rolled around, Bradon's mom's car was on its last legs, and Bradon was sick and tired of worrying. Heather Finn, Good Housekeeping, "This Man Surprised His Mom With a Car for Mother's Day, and Her Reaction Is Priceless," 20 Apr. 2018 Aoife, a mom from Australia, was sick and tired of waiting until the very last minute every year to purchase Christmas decorations and presents for her family, according to the Daily Mirror. Katina Beniaris, Country Living, "It's August and This Mom Has Already Finished All of Her Christmas Shopping," 2 Aug. 2017 That series of events -- and tweets -- taken in a vacuum, would send a very clear message that Trump is sick and tired of Mueller's investigation into Russia's meddling into the 2016 election and the possibility of collusion with the Russians. Chris Cillizza, CNN, "Donald Trump sure looks like he is planning to fire Robert Mueller," 18 Mar. 2018 Many of us have grown tired of being sick and tired of how we are presented in Hollywood movies because the depictions often give the impression that Africans are backward. Chika Oduah, The Root, "Audiences Across Africa Hail Black Panther for Humanizing Black Characters," 20 Feb. 2018 People, especially older people, often feel symptoms of depression in their bodies — feeling sick and tired rather than sad. Lisa Sanders, M.d., New York Times, "It Looked Like a Familiar Case of Depression, but Could It Be Something Else?," 18 Jan. 2018

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1775, in the meaning defined above

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