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English definition of “tired”

tired

adjective (NEEDING REST)    /taɪəd/ US  /taɪrd/
A1 in need of rest or sleep: I was so tired when I got home from work last night that I had a quick nap. My legs are tired. She spoke in a tired voice.Tired and making tired tiredness     /ˈtaɪəd.nəs/ US  /taɪrd-/ noun [U] B2 He said that it was tiredness that led him to make the mistake. I was overtaken by a sudden wave of tiredness.Tired and making tired tiredly     /ˈtaɪəd.li/ US  /ˈtaɪrd-/ adverb feeling or showing a need to rest or sleepTired and making tired
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