(uncountable) The action of tiring.
simple past tense and past participle of tire
(falconry) Bits of bone and tough organic material from a corpse given to hawks to abate their hunger.
In need of some rest or sleep.
That tires or tire.
‘Carrying my bags up four flights of stairs is very tiring.’;
Fed up, annoyed, irritated, sick of.
‘I'm tired of this’;
‘an exhausting march’; ‘the visit was especially wearing’;
‘a tired song’;
Weary; fatigued; exhausted.
depleted of strength or energy;
‘tired mothers with crying babies’; ‘too tired to eat’;
repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse;
‘bromidic sermons’; ‘his remarks were trite and commonplace’; ‘hackneyed phrases’; ‘a stock answer’; ‘repeating threadbare jokes’; ‘parroting some timeworn axiom’; ‘the trite metaphor `hard as nails'’;