tired

adj.
1 needing rest
VERBS
be, feel, look, seem, sound
become, get
leave sb, make sb

The walk left me tired out.

ADVERB
extremely, fairly, very, etc.
awfully, bone (informal, esp. AmE), dead, desperately, terribly

Polly suddenly felt awfully tired.

overly
a little, slightly, etc.
just

Of course I'm not ill. I'm just tired.

mentally, physically
visibly
out
PREPOSITION
from

I'm still a little tired from the flight.

PHRASES
tired and drawn

He looked tired and drawn.

2 tired of sb/sth feeling you have had enough
VERBS
be
become, get, grow

She had grown heartily tired of his company.

ADVERB
extremely, fairly, very, etc.
a little, slightly, etc.
PHRASES
sick and tired (informal)

I'm sick and tired of listening to you complain.

Tired is used with these nouns: ↑brain, ↑cliché, ↑eye, ↑face, ↑leg, ↑limb, ↑mind, ↑muscle, ↑voice

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • tired´ly — tired «tyrd», adjective. 1. weary; wearied; fatigued; exhausted: »The team was tired, but each boy continued to play as hard as he could. Figurative. His suit always looked a bit tired after he had worn it all week. 2. sick (of); …   Useful english dictionary

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