“All of this is difficult and tiring for us,” says civil protection head Gabrielli.
This breakdown of Lauer's schedule from The New York Times sounded almost as tiring as some of the Olympic events.
Clean, sober and remarried, Beck was tiring of the bubble-gum Top-40 morning-zoo format.
It was clear to every one, even to the anxious nurse, that the stranger was not tiring the sick child.
Upon an evening after a long and tiring trek, I arrived at Dreamdorp.
Dollie perhaps was tiring of her mad run, for she heeded the frantic appeal.
Then he questioned her, asking her to tell him in detail what she had omitted for fear of tiring him.
After an exciting and tiring day we reach a village and having seen the crews rationed, pitch our tents.
Be outdoors as much as you can, but don't be tiring yourself out.
They were only beaten by a few feet, and there is little doubt that but for this most tiring drive they would have won.
"to weary," also "to become weary," Old English teorian (Kentish tiorian), of unknown origin, not found outside English. Related: Tired; tiring.
late 15c., "iron rim of a carriage wheel," probably from tire "equipment, dress, covering" (c.1300), a shortened form of attire. The notion is of the tire as the dressing of the wheel. The original spelling was tyre, which had shifted to tire in 17c.-18c., but since early 19c. tyre has been revived in Great Britain and become standard there. Rubber ones, for bicycles (later automobiles) are from 1870s.
tiring tir·ing (tīr'ĭng)