from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective same as burned-out, 1.
  • adjective used up; completely consumed.
  • adjective emptied by being pumped out or having a vacuum created. Opposite of unexhausted.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Depleted; in a state of exhaustion.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of exhaust.

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  • adjective depleted of energy, force, or strength
  • adjective drained physically
  • adjective drained of energy or effectiveness; extremely tired; completely exhausted


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  • I love the Webster 1913 definition on this: "same as burned-out." Feels about right.

    November 12, 2009