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Making one feel very tired; very tiring.‘a long and exhausting journey’
- ‘Sitting still in a make-up chair for four hours can be surprisingly exhausting.’
- ‘Her private life is nothing short of exhausting to observe.’
- ‘Honestly, this constant social intercourse is just exhausting.’
- ‘I share your insomnia problems and they are so exhausting.’
- ‘Conducting oral history interviews can be both exhilarating and exhausting.’
- ‘Moreover, the constant battles are a little exhausting.’
- ‘I can assure you our jobs are a lot more strenuous and mentally exhausting than you would ever consider.’
- ‘The trouble with chasing Federer is that it is exhausting.’
- ‘The concentration required to stay in character, remember lines, and follow the blocking can be exhausting.’
- ‘It was exhausting travelling along the lines, especially with tickets in our pockets.’
- ‘Dealing with infertility can become emotionally and financially exhausting.’
- ‘It is exhausting climbing into the cockpit, which in the Louisiana sub-tropical humidity is like a heated oven.’
- ‘In retrospect, the hunting expedition was not even physically exhausting.’
- ‘The whole buying/moving process has been much more mentally exhausting for her.’
- ‘For a dancer, holding difficult dance poses all day long can be exhausting.’
- ‘This all makes for a record that will surely be exhausting for people who aren't into instrumental confrontation.’
- ‘Bedtime is sometimes fulfilling, but more often exhausting and aggravating.’
- ‘At times, remaining patient during the slow build-out of that infrastructure was exhausting.’
- ‘However, the rigors of the flight from Los Angeles to Bogota had proved too exhausting.’
- ‘Classroom instruction, role-playing, uniform fitting, testing - it was all quite exhausting.’
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