Definitions

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  • noun The state of being overtired; exhaustion.

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Examples

  • The cause could be an early waking, a missed nap, or a late bedtime; increased daytime activity and inappropriate schedules can lead to overtiredness, too.

    Solve Your Child’s Sleep Problems

  • The cause could be an early waking, a missed nap, or a late bedtime; increased daytime activity and inappropriate schedules can lead to overtiredness, too.

    Solve Your Child’s Sleep Problems

  • In a nutshell, Weissbluth, the author, often attributes sleep disruption to overtiredness.

    deep shepherdation

  • The inability to relax, overtiredness, malnutrition, or illness also can interfere, as will fears of pregnancy or disease.

    CREATE YOUR OWN FUTURE

  • The inability to relax, overtiredness, malnutrition, or illness also can interfere, as will fears of pregnancy or disease.

    CREATE YOUR OWN FUTURE

  • He had lost the urge to sleep, was in the state of overtiredness that seems to make a person more alert and mentally agile.

    Dangerous Lady

  • Sometimes she goes on living in a dogged state of overtiredness until there comes a "last straw" which brings on some organic disease, and still another "straw" which kills her altogether.

    Nerves and Common Sense

  • "In those studies, overtiredness and having trouble sleeping predicted onset of alcohol, cigarette, and illicit drug use among boys and onset of alcohol use only among girls," she said.

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  • "In those studies, overtiredness and having trouble sleeping predicted onset of alcohol, cigarette, and illicit drug use among boys and onset of alcohol use only among girls," she said.

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  • Thinking only that it was a case of overtiredness from not feeling well recently, she continued on to the office, where a fellow volunteer, startled by her appearance, asked her what was the matter.

    The Barnstable Patriot

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