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tire 1

v. tired, tir·ing, tires
1. To lose energy or strength; grow weary: When you're sick, you tend to tire easily.
2. To grow bored or impatient: The audience tired after the first 30 minutes of the movie.
1. To diminish the energy or strength; fatigue: The long walk tired me.
2. To exhaust the interest or patience of.

[Middle English tiren, from Old English tēorian, tyrian; see deu- in Indo-European roots.]
Synonyms: tire1, weary, fatigue, exhaust
These verbs mean to cause or undergo depletion of energy, strength, or interest. Tire often suggests a state resulting from exertion, excess, dullness, or ennui: "When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life" (Samuel Johnson).
Weary often implies dissatisfaction, as that resulting from what is irksome or boring: found the long journey wearying; soon wearied of their constant bickering. Fatigue implies great weariness, as that caused by stress or overwork: "fatigued by an endless rotation of thought and wild alarms" (Mary Wollstonecraft).
To exhaust means to wear out completely, and it connotes total draining of physical or emotional strength: "Like all people who try to exhaust a subject, he exhausted his listeners" (Oscar Wilde). "Following a similar 'tempest' he had ... actually apologized to me for his misbehavior ... Scenes such as I had just been a participant in fractured my spirit, exhausted me" (William Styron).

tire 2

1. A covering for a wheel, usually made of rubber reinforced with cords of nylon, fiberglass, or other material and filled with compressed air.
2. A hoop of metal or rubber fitted around a wheel.

[Middle English, iron rim of a wheel, probably from tir, attire, short for atire, from attiren, to attire; see attire.]

tire 3

 (tīr) Archaic
tr.v. tired, tir·ing, tires
To adorn or attire.
1. Attire.
2. A headband or headdress.

[Middle English tiren, short for attiren, to attire; see attire.]


1. 'tiresome'

You say that someone or something is tiresome when they make you feel annoyed, irritated, or bored.

She can be a very tiresome child at times.
I really came to ask you some rather tiresome questions.
2. 'tiring'

Something which is tiring makes you feel tired.

We should have an early night after such a tiring day.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tiring - producing exhaustiontiring - producing exhaustion; "an exhausting march"; "the visit was especially wearing"
effortful - requiring great physical effort


adjective exhausting, demanding, wearing, tough, exacting, fatiguing, wearying, strenuous, arduous, laborious, enervative It had been a long and tiring day.


òreytandi, lÿjandi
피로하게 하는
mệt mỏi


[ˈtaɪərɪŋ] ADJcansado, cansador (S. Cone)
it's very tiringes muy cansado


[ˈtaɪərɪŋ] adjfatigant(e)


adjanstrengend, ermüdend; looking after 6 children under 5 is tiringes ist sehr anstrengend or es macht (einen) sehr müde, auf 6 Kinder unter 5 Jahren aufzupassen; this is tiring work/a tiring jobdiese Arbeit ist anstrengend


[ˈtaɪərɪŋ] adjfaticoso/a


(ˈtaiə) verb
to make, or become, physically or mentally in want of rest, because of lack of strength, patience, interest etc; to weary. Walking tired her; She tires easily.
tired adjective
1. wearied; exhausted. She was too tired to continue; a tired child.
2. (with of) no longer interested in; bored with. I'm tired of (answering) stupid questions!
ˈtiredness noun
ˈtireless adjective
never becoming weary or exhausted; never resting. a tireless worker; tireless energy/enthusiasm.
ˈtirelessly adverb
ˈtirelessness noun
ˈtiresome adjective
troublesome; annoying.
ˈtiresomely adverb
ˈtiresomeness noun
ˈtiring adjective
causing (physical) tiredness. I've had a tiring day; The journey was very tiring.
tire out
to tire or exhaust completely. The hard work tired her out.


مُنْهِك únavný trættende ermüdend κουραστικός agotador väsyttävä fatigant zamoran stancante 疲れる 피로하게 하는 vermoeiend trøttende męczący cansativo утомительный tröttsam น่าเหน็ดเหนื่อย yorucu mệt mỏi 累人的


a. agotador-a, que cansa o fatiga.


adj fatigoso
References in classic literature ?
She says that we are very good to her; that her dear old careful boy is tiring himself out, she knows; that my aunt has no sleep, yet is always wakeful, active, and kind.
Pip - though I know it's tiring to strangers - will you tip him one more?
It was very tiring and slow work, yet I did visibly gain ground; and as we drew near the Cape of the Woods, though I saw I must infallibly miss that point, I had still made some hundred yards of easting.