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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)

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.

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_ ...."