Definition of tired in English:


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Pronunciation: /tʌɪəd


  • 2 (tired of) Bored or impatient with: I have to look after these animals when you get tired of them
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    • Anyway, even the Village is making me tired and bored of Ireland.
    • My boss, Bridget, started the company 14 years ago as she was tired and bored of being corporate.
    fed up with, bored with/by, weary of, sick of, sick and tired of, jaded with/by, surfeited with/by, satiated by, glutted with/by; (be tired of) have had enough of
    informal have had a basinful of, have had it up to here with, have had something up to here


tired and emotional

humorous Used euphemistically to indicate that someone is drunk: tired and emotional party people
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  • It has the added advantage that he tends to update it when leglessly tired and emotional, so value added humour is practically guaranteed.
  • A source told The Mirror, ‘They'd been at Studio 57 for an hour and a half and were both pretty tired and emotional when Charlotte wanted to move on.’
  • Finally, somewhat tired and emotional, we ended up having a nightcap around 3am - some 12 hours after we started drinking - before retiring to bed.



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  • Jonah rubbed his forehead tiredly and wished his mother didn't know quite so much about his life.
  • I tiredly acknowledge the new doorman as we enter the gates of my apartments.
  • He didn't find it, and just plopped down tiredly on the age-worn bed, curling up in the meagre warmth of the threadbare blanket.

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