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adjective     tired pronunciation in American English
/ˈtaɪrd/
  1. 1
    needing to rest or sleep

    She was too tired to do any more.

    My mother looked tired and ill.

    feel tired:

    He felt too tired to drive home.

    get tired:

    Kids can suddenly get very tired after playing for a time.

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    1. a.
      if a part of your body is tired, it needs to rest

      You should give tired leg muscles a chance to recover.

      My eyes feel tired.

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  2. 2
    something that is tired is boring because you have heard or seen it so often

    that tired old excuse

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