Definitions

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  • n. The state of being tired.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state of being tired, or weary.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being tired; weariness; exhaustion.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. temporary loss of strength and energy resulting from hard physical or mental work

Etymologies

tired +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • After feeling dead-butt tired for more than three weeks and after the sad death of actress Natasha Richardson following a minor bump to the head, I figured it was time to go to the doctor to make sure this tiredness is nothing serious.

    Do It Myself Blog – Glenda Watson Hyatt » 2009 » March

  • "Chalking it up to moodiness or trouble at work or tiredness is pretty common," says Carrie Bearden, PhD, associate professor in residence of psychiatry and behavioral sciences and psychology, at the David Geffen School of Medical at UCLA.

    Bipolar Disorder: 10 Subtle Signs

  • Is it tiredness from the shift pattern, or other factors? on March 20, 2010 at 8: 32 pm Rural Traffic Cop

    Leicestershire – Officer Down « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • My sarcasm, I think, reflects a certain tiredness with partisan debate in constitutional scholarship that hits me at around this point of every academic year.

    IsThatLegal?

  • I’m rather hoping I’m out of the worst now as well (17 weeks this week), so glad the nausea, and the worst of the amzing tiredness is over.

    twins

  • If you want me over the next few days you might want to sms me and prod me about importance as tiredness is looking at the email and then turning off the computer screen;).

    January 24th, 2006

  • Like many beta-blockers, it can also cause fatigue in up to 20 percent of individuals, so your tiredness could be a side effect of sotalol.

    Can a Massage Cause Stroke?

  • I trust that your tiredness is the signature of your having had a wonderful time and we look forward to a view of Paris, in your own inimitable style....

    Je fait 'un mini break'

  • My tiredness is a constant reminder than I'm not 20 anymore, and I can't work a 14 hour day on 4 hours of sleep without consequences.

    idiot-milk Diary Entry

  • There was only so great a tiredness that what I'd called tiredness before was like a pinhead on a continent.

    Blood Sports

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