Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Tired may refer to:
- Fatigue (medical), a feeling of exhaustion
- Boredom, an emotional state
TIRED was the first studio album by MONKEY MAJIK. It was released on May 13, 2002 as a Limited Edition EP.
Tired (Stone Sour song)
"Tired" is a song by American rock band Stone Sour, released on August 14, 2013 as the second single from their fourth album House of Gold & Bones – Part 1. The song reached No. 1 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock chart.
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Tire \Tire\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Tired; p. pr. & vb. n. Tiring.] [OE. teorien to become weary, to fail, AS. teorian to be tired, be weary, to tire, exhaust; perhaps akin to E. tear to rend, the intermediate sense being, perhaps, to wear out; or cf. E. tarry.] To become weary; to be fatigued; to have the strength fail; to have the patience exhausted; as, a feeble person soon tires.
Tired \Tired\, a. Weary; fatigued; exhausted.
adj. depleted of strength or energy; "tired mothers with crying babies"; "too tired to eat" [ant: rested]
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]
1 In need of some rest or sleep. 2 fed up, annoyed, irritated, sick of. 3 overused, cliché. v
(en-past of: tire)
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
"exhausted, fatigued, weary," early 15c., past participle adjective from tire (v.).
Usage examples of "tired".
When we went on holidays, we called it going pink-eye, my Aboriginal father carried me on his shoulders when I was tired.
Here is the Park, And O, the languid midsummer wafts adust, The tired midsummer blooms!
He tried to move to the aft end of the room but immediately felt tired and dizzy.
The slim Senite appeared on the screen, no longer looking ageless and aloof, but shaken and tired.
This must have been one of his bored days, spent wandering aimlessly through the house with an occasional pause to glance over some possession of his before he grew tired of it and began wandering again.
I only danced one minuet with her, for my amorous exploits and the heavy supper I had taken had tired me, and I longed for rest.
Throughout the remaining conversation the Anointed was visibly tired and irritable, while John was simply impatient to be done and leave.
Until now I have earned twenty crowns, but I am afraid the lady will get tired of it, and you can make me earn two sequins by answering a line.
He was ravenous for the buttermilk, and when he stretched on the bench in the arbour the flickering patches of sunlight so tantalized his tired eyes, while the bees made such splendid music, he was soon sound asleep.
Gaar and I were much more tired than Arem, considering that we walked the entire way.
Once Sweetie grew tired of barking at the armadillo, she followed me up the front steps and to the door.
Of course she enjoyed a good fuck and never tired of letting men get into her pants but the truth was what she found deeply arousing was taking control of a man.
That was good, that was a relief, but there remained such a distance to travel, over ground that seemed shaky as aspic beneath her, and she really was very tired When she crumpled unconscious to the cobbles, she had the good fortune to be noticed.
I did not personally sustain any direct impression, but Averell said there was something about the Japanese attacking the Americans, and, in spite of being tired and resting, we all sat up.
He was thoroughly tired of his offhand statement about lizard-men, and tireder of having Auster throw it back at him every time he opened his mouth.