Synonyms for tired

Synonyms for (adjective) tired

Synonyms: trite, timeworn, tired, stock, threadbare, old-hat, hackneyed, commonplace, banal, shopworn, well-worn

Definition: repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse

Usage: 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'

Similar words: unoriginal

Definition: not original; not being or productive of something fresh and unusual

Usage: the manuscript contained unoriginal emendations; his life had been unoriginal, conforming completely to the given pattern- Gwethalyn Graham


Synonyms: tired

Definition: depleted of strength or energy

Usage: tired mothers with crying babies; too tired to eat

Similar words: bushed, all in, beat, dead

Definition: very tired

Usage: was all in at the end of the day; so beat I could flop down and go to sleep anywhere; bushed after all that exercise; I'm dead after that long trip


Similar words: aweary, weary

Definition: physically and mentally fatigued

Usage: `aweary' is archaic


Similar words: blear, blear-eyed, bleary, bleary-eyed

Definition: tired to the point of exhaustion


Similar words: bored, world-weary

Definition: tired of the world

Usage: bored with life; strolled through the museum with a bored air


Similar words: burned-out, burnt-out

Definition: exhausted as a result of longtime stress

Usage: she was burned-out before she was 30


Similar words: careworn, worn, drawn, haggard, raddled

Definition: showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering

Usage: looking careworn as she bent over her mending; her face was drawn and haggard from sleeplessness; that raddled but still noble face; shocked to see the worn look of his handsome young face- Charles Dickens


Similar words: drooping, flagging

Definition: weak from exhaustion


Similar words: fagged, fatigued, exhausted, played out, worn out, worn-out, washed-out, dog-tired, spent

Definition: drained of energy or effectiveness; extremely tired; completely exhausted

Usage: the day's shopping left her exhausted; he went to bed dog-tired; was fagged and sweaty; the trembling of his played out limbs; felt completely washed-out; only worn-out horses and cattle; you look worn out


Similar words: footsore

Definition: having sore or tired feet


Similar words: jaded, wearied

Definition: exhausted

Usage: my father's words had left me jaded and depressed- William Styron


Similar words: knackered, drained

Definition: very tired


Similar words: ragged

Definition: worn out from stress or strain

Usage: run ragged


Similar words: travel-worn

Definition: tired by travel


Similar words: unrefreshed, unrested

Definition: not rested or refreshed;


Similar words: whacked

Definition: (British informal) exhausted or worn out