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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tiredadjective

    depleted of strength or energy

    "tired mothers with crying babies"; "too tired to eat"

  2. banal, commonplace, hackneyed, old-hat, shopworn, stock(a), threadbare, timeworn, tired, trite, well-wornadjective

    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'"


  1. tiredadjective

    In need of some rest or sleep.

  2. tiredadjective

    Fed up, annoyed, irritated, sick of.

    I'm tired of this

  3. tiredadjective

    Overused, cliché.

    a tired song


  1. Tired

    Tired is a song by Norwegian DJ and music producer Alan Walker, featuring Irish singer-songwriter Gavin James. The song was written by Mike Needle, Dan Bryer, Gavin James and Ollie Green, and was produced by Alan Walker, Gunnar Greve, Mood Melodies, Lars Kristian Rosness, Marcus Arnbekk, Fredrik Borch Olsen and Carl Hovind. It was released commercially for digital download on 19 May 2017. On 14 July 2017, Kygo released a remix of the song. In January 2018, Big Iyz remixed the song, credited to himself featuring Alan Walker and Gavin James.


  1. tired

    Tired is a state of physical or mental fatigue, often resulting from prolonged activity, lack of sleep, or exertion, leading to a decreased energy level, diminished physical and mental performance, and a desire to rest or sleep.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tired

    of Tire

  2. Tiredadjective

    weary; fatigued; exhausted

Editors Contribution

  1. tired

    It’s a freaking excuse that people use because it’s easier to say I’m tired than to explain the pain

    Submitted by rinat on July 3, 2022  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'tired' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2780

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'tired' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1431

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'tired' in Adjectives Frequency: #338

Anagrams for tired »

  1. drite

  2. tried

  3. diter

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tired in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tired in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of tired in a Sentence

  1. Karla Lee:

    This don’t make no sense, i am so tired of ya’ll social media and ya’ll Facebook people bashing me. Ya’ll don’t even know me. I was the best mother I was to my son.

  2. Darrell Walker:

    You try to practice and guys get tired so fast you have to take breaks every three or four minutes, my guys really had COVID. They had bad symptoms with it, so when they came back, it wasn’t good.

  3. Matt Kibbe:

    One in a while, you discover a presidential candidate who has the potential to change the political conversation, to elevate key issues in voters’ minds, and disrupt and transform a tired Republican brand, once in a lifetime, maybe, you will have an opportunity to support a transformative candidate who can do all of these things, and win.

  4. Bob Barnes:

    It got unsafe just because I was tired, and I had to stop.

  5. Gregg Popovich:

    He seems to never get tired, and he’s always ready to go, he wants the ball, he wants to score, but he’ll get it to his teammates if that’s appropriate. He loves being in that situation. He’s the best on our team with that.

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