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v. ex·haust·ed, ex·haust·ing, ex·hausts
1. To make extremely weary; wear out. See Synonyms at tire1.
a. To remove a resource from; deplete: tobacco crops that exhausted the soil of nutrients.
b. To use up completely: a costly project that exhausted our funds. See Synonyms at deplete.
3. To discuss or treat completely; cover thoroughly: exhaust a topic.
a. To let out the contents of (a container); cause or allow to escape: a leak that exhausted the air tank.
b. To let out or draw off (a gas, for example) from a container.
To escape or pass out: Steam exhausts through this valve.
a. The escape or release of vaporous waste material, as from an engine.
b. The fumes or gases so released.
2. A duct or pipe through which waste material is emitted.
3. An apparatus for drawing out noxious air or waste material by means of a partial vacuum.

[Latin exhaurīre, exhaust- : ex-, ex- + haurīre, to draw.]

ex·haust′ed·ly adv.
ex·haust′er n.
ex·haust′i·bil′i·ty n.
ex·haust′i·ble adj.
ex·haust′ing·ly adv.


1. 'exhausted'

If you are exhausted, you are very tired.

At the end of the day I felt exhausted.
All three men were hot, dirty and exhausted.

Don't use words such as 'rather' or 'very' in front of exhausted. You can, however, use words such as completely, absolutely, or utterly.

'And how are you feeling?' – 'Exhausted. Completely exhausted.'
The guest speaker looked absolutely exhausted.
2. 'exhausting'

If an activity is exhausting, it is very tiring.

It's a difficult and exhausting job.
Carrying bags is exhausting.
3. 'exhaustive'

An exhaustive study or description is thorough and complete.

He studied the problem in exhaustive detail.
For a more exhaustive treatment you should read Margaret Boden's book.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.exhausted - drained of energy or effectivenessexhausted - drained of energy or effectiveness; extremely tired; completely exhausted; "the day's shopping left her exhausted"; "he went to bed dog-tired"; "was fagged and sweaty"; "the trembling of his played out limbs"; "felt completely washed-out"; "only worn-out horses and cattle"; "you look worn out"
tired - depleted of strength or energy; "tired mothers with crying babies"; "too tired to eat"
2.exhausted - depleted of energy, force, or strength; "impossible to grow tobacco on the exhausted soil"; "the exhausted food sources"; "exhausted oil wells"
unexhausted - not used up completely; "an unexhausted well"
3.exhausted - drained physicallyexhausted - drained physically; "the day's events left her completely exhausted--her strength drained"
drained - emptied or exhausted of (as by drawing off e.g. water or other liquid); "a drained marsh"; "a drained tank"; "a drained and apathetic old man...not caring any longer about anything"


1. worn out, tired, tired out, drained, spent, beat (slang), bushed (informal), dead (informal), wasted, done in (informal), weak, all in (slang), disabled, crippled, fatigued, wiped out (informal), sapped, debilitated, jaded, knackered (slang), prostrated, clapped out (Brit., Austral., & N.Z. informal), effete, enfeebled, enervated, ready to drop, dog-tired (informal), zonked (slang), dead tired, dead beat (informal), shagged out (Brit. slang), fagged out (informal), worn to a frazzle (informal), on your last legs (informal), creamcrackered (Brit. slang), out on your feet (informal) She was too exhausted even to think clearly.
worn out active, restored, stimulated, revived, refreshed, animated, rejuvenated, enlivened, alive and kicking, invigorated
2. used up, consumed, spent, finished, gone, depleted, dissipated, expended, at an end Mining companies are shutting down operations as the coal supply is exhausted.
used up kept, restored, preserved, conserved, replenished


Extremely tired:
Informal: beat, bushed, tuckered (out).
Slang: done in, fagged (out), pooped (out).
Idioms: all in, ready to drop.
épuiséà bout de forces
çok yorguntükenmiş
kiệt sức


[ɪgˈzɔːstɪd] adj [person, animal] → épuisé(e)


(= very tired)erschöpft (from von); exhausted from laughing and singingvom Lachen und Singen erschöpft; she was exhausted from digging the gardensie war erschöpft, weil sie den Garten umgegraben hatte
(= finished, used up) supplies, resources, funds, oilfield, mineerschöpft; ammunition, savingsaufgebraucht; his patience was exhausteder war mit seiner Geduld am Ende


[ɪgˈzɔːstɪd] adj (tired) → esausto/a, sfinito/a; (used up, supplies) → esaurito/a


(igˈzoːst) verb
1. to make very tired. She was exhausted by her long walk.
2. to use all of; to use completely. We have exhausted our supplies; You're exhausting my patience.
3. to say all that can be said about (a subject etc). We've exhausted that topic.
(an outlet from the engine of a car, motorcycle etc for) fumes and other waste.
exˈhausted adjective
extremely tired.
exˈhaustion noun
He collapsed from exhaustion.
exˈhaustive (-tiv) adjective
complete; very thorough. an exhaustive search.


مُرْهَق vyčerpaný udmattet erschöpft εξαντλημένος exhausto uupunut épuisé iscrpljen spossato 疲れきった 기진맥진한 uitgeput utslitt wyczerpany exausto истощенный utmattad เหน็ดเหนื่อย tükenmiş kiệt sức 疲惫的


a. agotado-a, exhausto-a, extenuado-a.


adj agotado, exhausto; to become — agotarse
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They shout and gesticulate tremendously but cannot agree, and Rodrigo is about to bear away the exhausted Zara, when the timid servant enters with a letter and a bag from Hagar, who has mysteriously disappeared.
Their clothes and boots were steaming, and they both looked exhausted.
He said nothing except to offer her his arm, for, by her own admission, she was exhausted.
At length one hand of the Huron lost its hold, and dropped exhausted to his side.
So confident were they of that ultimate prospect, that the wealth already thus obtained was religiously expended in engines and machinery for the boring of wells and the conveyance of that precious water which the exhausted river had long since ceased to yield.
Without this signet in his flesh, he could have attributed no more substance to them than to the empty confusion of imaginary scenes with which he had fed his spirit, until even that poor sustenance was exhausted.
It was wonderful, the vast variety of forms into which she threw her intellect, with no continuity, indeed, but darting' up and dancing, always in a state of preternatural activity -- soon sinking down, as if exhausted by so rapid and feverish a tide of life -- and succeeded by other shapes of a similar wild energy.
They told me in Nantucket, though it certainly seems a curious story, that when he sailed the old Categut whaleman, his crew, upon arriving home, were mostly all carried ashore to the hospital, sore exhausted and worn out.
Yet not to speak of the peril of the thing, it is to be doubted whether this course is always the best; for it is but reasonable to presume, that the longer the stricken whale stays under water, the more he is exhausted.
We heard afterward that he had given his evidence so clearly, and the horses were in such an exhausted state, bearing marks of such brutal usage, that the carter was committed to take his trial, and might possibly be sentenced to two or three months in prison.
But the child, wholly exhausted, cried with weariness.
My vicinity affords many good walks; and though for so many years I have walked almost every day, and sometimes for several days together, I have not yet exhausted them.