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
Haroon Moghul is tired of reading books about American Muslims and terrorism.
Tired and hungry upon arrival, she is told soldiers have confiscated all of the family's food and farm animals, and all that remains are a few wild root vegetables on the property.
The husband of an 82-year-old Texas woman accused of scuffling with a Kansas airport security officer says his wife was tired and hadn’t taken her bipolar medication.
But Stephen Curry was not himself, and the rest of the Warriors were tired after winning 73 games during the regular season.
Eletrabi, who enjoys tennis, was tired of picking up tennis balls after every round.
After playing in the tournament’s first round earlier on Friday, Redmond sophomore pitcher Kiki Milloy said her team was a bit tired and focused on basics throughout the quarterfinal game.
Among them is an increase in the negative consequences that flow from being tired all the time.
A tired shopping mall was rebuilt in 2004 as Parkville Commons and today draws the public to restaurants, stores and a community center.
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First Known Use of tired
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
Definition of tired for Students
: needing rest : weary
Medical Definition of tired
: drained of strength and energy : fatigued often to the point of exhaustion
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