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To be, or to become tired

tire

verb

to become tired, or to make someone feel tired

flag

verb

to become tired or weak, or to begin to lack enthusiasm

droop

verb

to become tired, weak, or unhappy

feel/be slow

to feel/be tired and unable to think clearly

do for

to be so tired that you cannot continue

run out of/lose steam

to lose energy, enthusiasm, or importance

weary

verb

to feel weary, or to make someone feel weary

infobesity

the condition of continually consuming large amounts of information, especially when this has a negative effect on a person's well-being and ability to concentrate

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drive-by handshake

a brief handshake that is made without pausing or making eye contact, because you are upset or angry

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