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tired

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 depleted in strength, energy, or freshness
  • I'm usually tired after a long day of working in the yard

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tired

verb
past tense of tire

Synonyms & Antonyms of tired (Entry 2 of 2)

2 to make weary and restless by being dull or monotonous
  • this long dry lecture will tire the audience if you don't insert some jokes into it

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3 to use up all the physical energy of
  • this pentathlon will tire all but the hardiest athletes

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“Tired.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tired. Accessed 27 Feb. 2020.

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