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English adjective: tired

1. tired depleted of strength or energy

SamplesTired mothers with crying babies.
Too tired to eat.

Similarall in, aweary, beat, blear, blear-eyed, bleary, bleary-eyed, bored, burned-out, burnt-out, bushed, careworn, dead, dog-tired, drained, drawn, drooping, exhausted, fagged, fatigued, flagging, footsore, haggard, jaded, knackered, played out, raddled, ragged, spent, travel-worn, unrefreshed, unrested, washed-out, wearied, weary, whacked, world-weary, worn, worn out, worn-out


2. tired repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse

SamplesBromidic 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'.

Synonymsbanal, commonplace, hackneyed, old-hat, shopworn, stock, threadbare, timeworn, trite, well-worn



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