tiredness

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n tiredness temporary loss of strength and energy resulting from hard physical or mental work "he was hospitalized for extreme fatigue","growing fatigue was apparent from the decline in the execution of their athletic skills","weariness overcame her after twelve hours and she fell asleep"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Tiredness The state of being tired, or weary.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n tiredness The state of being tired; weariness; exhaustion.
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Usage

In literature:

They do for more change, so not to make each other have tiredness.
"The Worshippers" by Damon Francis Knight
But that tiredness proceeded less from physical than mental weariness.
"The History of Sir Richard Calmady" by Lucas Malet
But she minded nothing long, only the tiredness and that still she must keep going on.
"Candle and Crib" by K. F. Purdon
His tiredness was gone.
"The Desert Fiddler" by William H. Hamby
Jane had observed (pitifully) the deterioration and the tiredness.
"The Creators" by May Sinclair
He shows his tiredness in a gentlemanly manner, but not very mistakably.
"A History of the French Novel, Vol. 1" by George Saintsbury
Sleep was shattered, and in the excitement and nerve-tension of over-tiredness he lay tossing on his back.
"The Pools of Silence" by H. de Vere Stacpoole
After a bit, of course, I stood up properly, when I had got over the tiredness a little!
"The Girls of St. Olave's" by Mabel Mackintosh
She got up, feeling suddenly a new tiredness, and wishing vaguely that they were leaving on the morrow.
"The Rhodesian" by Gertrude Page
At first the patient limps, keeps the knee slightly flexed, and complains of tiredness and stiffness after exertion.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
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In poetry:

of the tiredness, the fatuousness, the semi-
lust of intentional indifference.
Be wet
with a decent happiness.
"The Rain" by Robert Creeley

In news:

Extreme, unfounded worry that can interfere with sleep is usually accompanied by body symptoms ranging from tiredness to headaches to nausea.
Was the president suffering from the altitude, sickness, tiredness or the inability to prepare.
Mary Wilson reports on Governor Corbett's Sandusky Tiredness .
The Unbearable Tiredness of Being… Introverted.
Persistent fatigue after breast cancer treatment is a common problem among patients, with one in three women suffering the debilitating tiredness for a year or more after their treatment ends.
Several students in Wilson County have reportedly been diagnosed with possible viral meningitis , an illness which includes flu-like symptoms such as fever, headache, and overall aches and tiredness.
Bulletin Today Personal Health Persistent fatigue after breast cancer treatment is a common problem among patients, with one in three women suffering the debilitating tiredness for a year or more after their treatment ends.
But the extra tiredness you're feeling today.
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