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  • adj. Depleted; in a state of exhaustion.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of exhaust.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

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

  • adj. depleted of energy, force, or strength
  • adj. drained physically
  • adj. 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