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
Drift Society, second in the My Lady’s Manor last year before a second in the Maryland Hunt Cup, tired late to finish fourth, 6 lengths farther back, in a field of six.
Maybe science has started to catch up with these tired phrases.
While Bryant had vowed to come back better, stronger, healthier and more focused in 2018, the decision was out of his hands for a Cowboys team that is tired of the distractions and looking to start fresh.
In the meantime, Raytheon is working to develop all the possible applications for the tech, so that, one day, flying under the radar will be nothing more than a tired cliche.
To revitalize tired mosquito spit, scientists added sulfate to the mix.
And why on earth is Lisa — the Simpsons character who’s always been the most passionate about sticking up for people and issues that get less attention and care than others — the one to deliver this tired, anti-PC culture blow?
These small changes can make a world of a difference for waking up a tired space.
Her friends get tired of her traveling all the time.
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First Known Use of tired
boring, colorless, drab, dreary, dry, dull, dusty, flat, heavy, humdrum, leaden, monotonous, numbing, old, pedestrian, ponderous, prosaic, stodgy, stuffy, tame, tedious, tiresome, tiring, uninteresting, vapid, wearisome, weary, wearying;
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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