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Tired definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TI'RED, pp. Wearied; fatigued.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: depleted of strength or energy; "tired mothers with crying babies"; "too tired to eat" [ant: rested]
2: repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse; "bromidic sermons"; "his remarks were trite and commonplace"; "hackneyed phrases"; "a stock answer"; "repeating threadbare jokes"; "parroting some timeworn axiom"; "the trite metaphor `hard as nails'" [syn: banal, commonplace, hackneyed, old-hat, shopworn, stock, threadbare, timeworn, tired, trite, well-worn]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 14th century 1. drained of strength and energy ; fatigued often to the point of exhaustion 2. obviously worn by hard use ; run-down 3. trite, hackneyed tiredly adverb tiredness noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. 1 weary, exhausted; ready for sleep. 2 (of an idea etc.) hackneyed. Derivatives: tiredly adv. tiredness n.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Tired Tired, a. Weary; fatigued; exhausted.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Tire Tire, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Tired; p. pr. & vb. n. Tiring.] [OE. teorien to become weary, to fail, AS. teorian to be tired, be weary, to tire, exhaust; perhaps akin to E. tear to rend, the intermediate sense being, perhaps, to wear out; or cf. E. tarry.] To become weary; to be fatigued; to have the strength fail; to have the patience exhausted; as, a feeble person soon tires.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English. 1. If you are tired, you feel that you want to rest or sleep. Michael is tired and he has to rest after his long trip. ADJ tiredness He had to cancel some engagements because of tiredness. 2. You can describe a part of your body as tired if it looks or feels as if you need to rest it or to sleep. My arms are tired, and my back is tense. ADJ 3. If you are tired of something, you do not want it to continue because you are bored of it or unhappy with it. I am tired of all the speculation... I was tired of being a bookkeeper. = sick ADJ: v-link ADJ of n/-ing 4. If you describe something as tired, you are critical of it because you have heard it or seen it many times. I didn't want to hear another one of his tired excuses... ADJ: usu ADJ n [disapproval]

Moby Thesaurus

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