tired

If you're tired, you should get some rest. If you're tired of being tired, you might need to eat better and exercise more. If you're tired of being told what to do, you should stop asking for advice.

Tired can also mean that something is old news, or worn out to the point where people don't want to hear it anymore. Although you still find them funny, your co-workers think your impressions of your favorite cartoon characters are pretty tired.

Definitions of tired
  1. adjective
    depleted of strength or energy
    tired mothers with crying babies”
    “too tired to eat”
    Synonyms:
    all in, beat, bushed, dead
    very tired
    aweary, weary
    physically and mentally fatigued
    blear, blear-eyed, bleary, bleary-eyed
    tired to the point of exhaustion
    bored, world-weary
    tired of the world
    burned-out, burnt-out
    exhausted as a result of longtime stress
    careworn, drawn, haggard, raddled, worn
    showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering
    drooping, flagging
    weak from exhaustion
    dog-tired, exhausted, fagged, fatigued, played out, spent, washed-out, worn out, worn-out
    drained of energy or effectiveness; extremely tired; completely exhausted
    footsore
    having sore or tired feet
    jaded, wearied
    exhausted
    drained, knackered
    very tired
    ragged
    worn out from stress or strain
    travel-worn
    tired by travel
    unrefreshed, unrested
    not rested or refreshed;
    whacked
    (British informal) exhausted or worn out
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    Antonyms:
    rested
    not tired; refreshed as by sleeping or relaxing
    lively
    full of life and energy
    fresh, invigorated, refreshed, reinvigorated
    having restored energy
    untired, unwearied, unweary
    with unreduced energy
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  2. adjective
    repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse
    synonyms: banal, commonplace, hackneyed, old-hat, shopworn, stock, threadbare, timeworn, trite, well-worn
    unoriginal
    not original; not being or productive of something fresh and unusual
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