AskDefine | Define tired

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tired adj
1 depleted of strength or energy; "tired mothers with crying babies"; "too tired to eat" [ant: rested]
2 repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse; "bromidic sermons"; "his remarks were trite and commonplace"; "hackneyed phrases"; "a stock answer"; "repeating threadbare jokes"; "parroting some timeworn axiom"; "the trite metaphor `hard as nails'" [syn: banal, commonplace, hackneyed, old-hat, shopworn, stock(a), threadbare, timeworn, trite, well-worn]

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  1. In need of some rest or sleep.
  2. Fed up, annoyed, irritated, sick of.
    I'm tired of this
  3. Overused, cliché.
    a tired song


in need of rest or sleep
fed up
See translations at fed up


  1. past of tire


Extensive Definition

Tired may refer to:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

all in, appareled, arrayed, attired, ausgespielt, beat, beat up, beaten, bedecked, blase, bone-weary, breeched, bromidic, bushed, capped, chausse, clad, cliched, cloaked, clothed, coifed, commonplace, costumed, dead, dead-and-alive, dead-tired, deadbeat, debilitated, decked, dight, disguised, dispirited, dog-tired, dog-weary, done, done in, done up, drained, dressed, drooping, droopy, effete, emptied, endued, enervated, enfeebled, exhausted, fagged, fagged out, faint, fainting, far-gone, fatigued, fed-up, feeling faint, flagging, footsore, frazzled, garbed, garmented, gone, good and tired, gowned, habilimented, habited, hackneyed, hooded, invested, irked, jaded, knocked out, laid low, languid, life-weary, liveried, mantled, melancholic, melancholy, overused, overworked, pantalooned, played out, pooped, pooped out, prostrate, raimented, ready to drop, rigged out, robed, run ragged, run-down, sagging, satiated, seedy, shod, shoed, shotten, sick, sick of, spent, splenetic, stale, stereotyped, tired of, tired of living, tired out, tired to death, tired-winged, togged, toilworn, tricked out, trite, trousered, tuckered out, unimaginative, unoriginal, unrefreshed, unrestored, used up, vested, vestmented, washed-up, way-weary, wayworn, weak, weakened, wearied, weariful, weary, weary unto death, weary-footed, weary-laden, weary-winged, weary-worn, whacked, wilting, wiped out, world-weary, worn, worn out, worn-down, worn-out
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