Definition of "tired" []

  • Exhausted of strength or energy; fatigued. (adjective)
  • Impatient; bored: tired of the same old sandwiches. (adjective)
  • Overused; hackneyed: a tired joke. (adjective)
  • Weary; fatigued (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Having lost interest in; bored (adjective)
  • Having lost patience with; exasperated by (adjective)
  • Hackneyed; stale (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "tired" in a sentence
  • "Funny, it doesn't hurt at all, but I'm tired, so tired…"
  • "Shilh14 izbil “hair, ” plural izbel; a-slem “fish, ” plural i-slim-en; sn “to know, ” sen “to be knowing”; rmi “to become tired, ” rumni “to be tired”; ttss15 “to fall asleep, ” ttoss “to sleep."
  • "All the ponies are tethered in good order, but most of them are tired -- Chinaman and Jehu _very tired_ ...."