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Origin of tired1
synonym study for tired
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH tiredtired , tried
Words nearby tired
Definition for tired (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for tired
I answered his questions perfunctorily, begging off that I was soon to return to my dorm, as I was tired.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything|Liz Seccuro|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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But Winter is dead, Clapton is tired of life on the road, and King unreliable in concert.
Hitchcock saw human behavior fresh, even in a tired form like melodrama.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I was tired, my eyes burning from the road and kind of disoriented.A Whisky Connoisseur Remembers That First Sip of The Macallan||December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He sat silent—his eyes downcast—a tired and haggard look on his face.Macleod of Dare|William Black
He tired himself, I think, over the designs for Wetmore College, which he did in addition to his other work.Unleavened Bread|Robert Grant
When he tired of the tumult of the bar-room and a sense of his better self came over him, some one said: "Give us another, Tom."
I am tired out holding up drawings, I may say, all day; but have been rewarded by an addition of five subscribers to my work.Audubon and his Journals, Volume I (of 2)|Maria R. Audubon
At morning this was very pleasant; at evening, I confess I was generally too tired with the excitements of the day to think it so.Summer on the Lakes, in 1843|S.M. Fuller
British Dictionary definitions for tired
- having lost interest in; boredI'm tired of playing cards
- having lost patience with; exasperated byI'm tired of his eternal excuses
Derived forms of tiredtiredly, adverbtiredness, noun
Idioms and Phrases with tired
In addition to the idiom beginning with tired
- tired out
- dead on one's feet (tired)
- sick and tired