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
Jack Bullman, 56, of Long Pine, sat with a baby blue towel hanging around his neck, looking soaked and tired at a shelter set up at the Lakewood Church.
At this point the notion that women who are vocal or angry are also strong, let alone heroic, is obvious and tired.
Once the Irishman tired, Mayweather picked McGregor apart with combinations before forcing the ref to stop the fight in the 10th round.
However, as the fight rolled on, the MMA star tired and Mayweather landed a flurry of punches in the ninth round.
The next day, tired and sore, Ramirez began his second great adventure in Washington, D.C.
A solitary pump of the pre-serum delivers 20 active ingredients that impart essential nutrients to dull, tired, and uneven skin.
Martin had tired of playing straight man and of Lewis' attempts to add Chaplinesque pathos.
As might be expected, the origin of National Lazy Day is unknown — perhaps the originator was too tired to document it?
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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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