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 black and poor there were sick and tired of being over-policed. Sara Sidner, CNN, "Inside one reporter's experience from Ferguson to Floyd," 14 June 2020 The American voters are sick and tired of the Jordan’s and Pelosi’s of the world... Chris Stirewalt, Fox News, "A quick game of quarters," 27 July 2018 At the same time, animals are also rising up and are getting sick and tired of humans going against them. Tamara Fuentes, Seventeen, "What is the Pixar Theory and What Does It Mean For Your Favorite Movies?," 19 June 2019 This is the same political BS people are sick and tired of and to say it’s a dark day for WI is simply an understatement. Scott Bauer, Twin Cities, "Republicans in Wisconsin Senate fire agriculture secretary. Governor uses profanity to blast the process.," 5 Nov. 2019 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

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First Known Use of sick and tired

1775, in the meaning defined above

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17 Jun 2020

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“Sick and tired.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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