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Also, tired to death . Exhausted, as in She looked tired out after that trip , or He came home tired to death . The first term dates from the second half of the 1500s; the second, a hyperbole, was first recorded in 1740. Also see sick and tired ; to death .

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I had been posing for you and I was tired out, yet it seemed impossible for me to sleep.

Everyone is tired out and ecstatic and consumed with anxiety and, in some part of their brains, still incredulous.

After supper one and all went to bed early, quite tired out with the day's excitement.

I am tired out with seeing people who always want the same thing; who pay me for it, and then think they are quit of me.

You don't want to throw away the next ten years on a losing game, and then, tired out, arrive nowhere.

We are astonished when we read them, as well as tired out by their conversation or their works.

She was utterly tired out; she longed for something to inspire her flagging strength.


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