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
People of all genders are getting tired of gender roles.
If Trump has designs upon being a great president and winning so much that people would get tired of it, stuff like this sure doesn't seem to be paying dividends.
Firefighters are also tired of hikers — many of them visitors to the San Diego area — knocking on the station’s door looking for directions or for the nearest public bathroom.
Everything about this new Spider-Man has the warm embrace of family without feeling bland or tired.
Perez, a councilman in the Bay Area suburb of Foster City, was tired of planning for the construction of new homes to comply with a 50-year-old state law designed to help all Californians live affordably.
Michael W. Twitty got tired of seeing wealthy white men become well-known for studying and replicating the food and culture of his ancestors.
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Voters ... turned against a tired elite with little understanding of the world beyond the liberal cities in last year’s election....— The Christian Science Monitor, "Egos are a problem in international relations, Coverage of Finsbury mosque attack was a rarity, Why American voters don’t care about the Russia investigation, The world must act against the root cause of global famine, A Catch-22 for Australia’s refugees," 24 June 2017 ,
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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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