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1550s, from tired + -ness.

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Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Related Words for tiredness

fatigue, weariness, debility, debilitation, collapse, consumption, feebleness, expenditure, prostration, enervation, lassitude, burnout

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  • I'd be all right if I only could get over this—this tiredness.

  • As a remedy for tiredness they were to be left without water and food all night.


    Frank Fox

  • I regret to say, so did I. Dog-gone tiredness and profound slumber are no excuse.

    The Long Roll

    Mary Johnston

  • Nature has provided a danger signal—fatigue, or "tiredness."

    A Handbook of Health

    Woods Hutchinson

  • His tongue looked all right, so I decided it was just tiredness and stomach.