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 And this time around, two years deep into an ongoing pandemic, Dr. Fauci is sick and tired of relaying the same message. Pamela Avila, USA TODAY, 17 Apr. 2022 In the movie, which also starred Kirsten Dunst, Union plays Isis, captain of the East Compton Clovers cheerleaders, who are sick and tired of the predominantly white Rancho Carne High squad stealing their routines and winning trophies for it. Nick Romano,, 3 Feb. 2022 This column is a public-service announcement to all of you college football fans who are sick and tired of seeing the Southeastern Conference dominate your sport. Mike Bianchi,, 8 Jan. 2022 The reason for the rosy outlook: US consumers are growing sick and tired (and maybe even growing somewhat comfortable) with the ongoing pandemic. Alicia Wallace, CNN, 6 Jan. 2022 Front-line restaurant, bar, hotel and service industry workers are sick and tired of being overworked and underpaid. Jack Kelly, Forbes, 5 Nov. 2021 The pandemic played an outsized role, as did school closings, and people just being sick and tired of the virus and blaming Joe Biden for it. Michael Tomasky, The New Republic, 3 Nov. 2021 If taken at face value, some members are sick and tired of working and don’t have any interest in finding a new job anytime soon. Jack Kelly, Forbes, 21 Oct. 2021 People are so sick and tired of how much cable companies have been charging for pay TV all these years. Maren Estrada, BGR, 8 Oct. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of sick and tired

1775, in the meaning defined above

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“Sick and tired.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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