tiring

adjective
tir·​ing | \ ˈtī-riŋ How to pronounce tiring (audio) , ˈtī-ər-iŋ \

Definition of tiring

: causing weariness or lack of strength or energy a tiring schedule a very tiring workout Karlowicz, a fifth-grade teacher, said she ran in last year's Ragnar Relay Cape Cod, which gave her some familiarity with racing on back-to-back days. "It's so tiring," she said. "There's a huge mental challenge to do it. It's very invigorating to overcome that."— Steve Derderian

Other Words from tiring

tiringly adverb
tiringly hot weather a tiringly repetitive process

First Known Use of tiring

1594, in the meaning defined above

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“Tiring.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tiring. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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