Adjective "tiring" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˈtʌɪərɪŋ/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Causing one to need rest or sleep; fatiguing.
  1. 'It's been awesome having all these people around, but totally tiring.'
  2. 'Fending off stealth ninjas with cardboard swords is very tiring.'
  3. 'Pushing is more tiring than any of the workouts I did during pregnancy.'

Definitions

1. to reduce or exhaust the strength of, as by exertion; make weary; fatigue: The long walk tired him.

2. to exhaust the interest, patience, etc., of; make weary; bore: Your stories tire me. verb (used without object), tired, tiring.

3. to have the strength reduced or exhausted, as by labor or exertion; become fatigued; be sleepy.

4. to have one's appreciation, interest, patience, etc., exhausted; become or be weary; become bored (usually followed

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be tiring for people."

"girlfriends can be tiring as crowds."

"excitements can be tiring at ages."

"activities can be tiring for children."

"works can be tiring."

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Origin

(tire)