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tired

tired

 
 
pronunciation:
taIrd
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: needing sleep or rest; fatigued; sleepy.
 
synonyms:
beat, bushed, dead, done in, exhausted, fatigued, wasted, weary, worn-out
antonyms:
fresh, rested, wide awake
similar words:
jaded, run-down, spent, worn
definition 2: weary; impatient; bored (usu. fol. by of).
synonyms:
bored, impatient, jaded, sick, weary
similar words:
blasé, edgy, fed up, prostrate, world-weary
definition 3: not new, energetic, or original; overused; stale.
a tired performance
synonyms:
clichéd, hackneyed, overused, stale, trite, worn
antonyms:
fresh
similar words:
boring, bromidic, dull, hack, humdrum, old, old hat, tedious, threadbare, tiresome, unoriginal, wearisome, worn-out
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derivations: tiredly (adv.), tiredness (n.)