Examples of tired in a Sentence
I was really tired after the long trip.
She's too tired to go out tonight.
The children were tired after the hike.
We had to listen to the same old tired excuses again.
Recent Examples of tired from the Web
Atheltic proved to be too tired to put up a fight until the end.
During vote-a-rama, any senator can offer unlimited amendments and the Senate usually votes until early morning—until lawmakers are too tired to continue and everyone agrees to wrap it up.
Gabrielle Union is tired of being asked about her plans to have children.
The juvenile pelican was too tired to lift his head at first.
Despite plenty of examples to the contrary, hotel restaurants have a reputation for being stodgy and overpriced, the last resort of business travelers with expense accounts who are too tired to venture out in search of more interesting options.
Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller is tired of all the talk about barbecue.
Kevin is tired of Betty's nagging and a rift forms in their relationship.
Gary Stephens, one of the developers behind a new project called NoDa Terrace, is hoping to lure people who want the neighborhood’s urban amenities but are tired of renting.
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First Known Use of tired
Synonymsall in, aweary [archaic], beat, beaten, bleary, burned-out (or burnt-out), bushed, dead, done, done in, drained, exhausted, fatigued, jaded, knackered [British], limp, logy (also loggy), played out, pooped [slang], prostrate, spent, tapped out, weary, tuckered (out), washed-out, wearied, wiped out, worn, worn-out
Related Wordsoverfatigued, overtaxed, overworked; broken-down, run-down; debilitated, enervate, enervated, enfeebled, sapped, weakened; drowsy, heavy, sleepy; lethargic, sluggish
Near Antonymsfresh, refreshed, rejuvenated, relaxed, rested, revitalized; active, energetic, invigorated, peppy, strengthened, strong, tireless, vitalized, weariless
TIRED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tired for English Language Learners
: feeling a need to rest or sleep
: bored or annoyed by something because you have heard it, seen it, done it, etc., for a long time
: used over and over again
TIRED Defined for Kids
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