overtire

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v overtire tire excessively
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Overtire To become too tired.
    • v. t Overtire To tire to excess; to exhaust.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • overtire To tire excessively; fatigue to exhaustion.
    • overtire To become excessively fatigued.
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Usage

In literature:

Perhaps I was overtired.
"Behind the Beyond" by Stephen Leacock
I am just a little overtired.
"How It All Came Round" by L. T. Meade
You will be overtired.
"The History of Sir Richard Calmady" by Lucas Malet
Do not overtire yourself.
"Letters of Lt.-Col. George Brenton Laurie" by George Brenton Laurie
It is very bad for a man to get overtired when he is no longer young.
"The Merryweathers" by Laura E. Richards
You've overtired yourself to-day, and no wonder.
"The Manxman A Novel - 1895" by Hall Caine
You must have overtired yourself.
"The Picture of Dorian Gray" by Oscar Wilde
At length the knowledge that she was overtired, and not so well as usual, relieved her heart a little; but not very long.
"The Orphans of Glen Elder" by Margaret Murray Robertson
But one summer cannot matter much, and it will be a relief to thy overtired wife.
"A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
Don't overtire yourselves, but have a nice day.
"The Carroll Girls" by Mabel Quiller-Couch
You're overtired, and for once in your life really nervous.
"Jessica, the Heiress" by Evelyn Raymond
She was weary beyond endurance and yet sleep would not come to her, as happens often to the overtired.
"The Peace of Roaring River" by George van Schaick
I am careful not to overtire the children.
"The Boy's Voice" by J. Spencer Curwen
You must take care not to overtire yourself.
"Windyridge" by W. Riley
When one's badly overtired, one's likely to have those nightmares.
"The Tremendous Event" by Maurice Leblanc
He held out manfully, but was clearly overtired.
"Down Under With the Prince" by Everard Cotes
But I guess it's only that she is overtired; the doctor will probably come down and tell us so before long.
"Horace Chase" by Constance Fenimore Woolson
But you are overtired without knowing it; you must be, or you would not look so pale.
"Dorothy and other Italian Stories" by Constance Fenimore Woolson
But what has happened to you is that you're overtired.
"Dodo Wonders" by E. F. Benson
Have I overtired her?
"A Plucky Girl" by L. T. Meade
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In news:

ANXIOUS and overtired, I turned my gaze past the motel desk clerk with her pierced nose, past the cage where a cockatiel preened, and toward the stairs that led to the mystery of the moment, my room.
Lady Gaga is a fan of the St Regis San Francisco where the Peppermint Pedi combines a soak in essential oils and a glycolic peel to relieve tense muscles and soothe overtired feet.
Maybe I'm just cranky and overtired.
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