Definition of tiredness in English:



  • [mass noun] The state of wishing for sleep or rest; weariness:

    ‘tiredness overcame her and she fell into a deep slumber’
    ‘depression and tiredness caused by overwork’
    • ‘Filling up on fatty foods like meat and cheese added to feelings of tiredness and lethargy.’
    • ‘Getting up in the mornings results in tiredness and ruins the pub.’
    • ‘I have been drinking coffee this morning, so am not feeling my tiredness as I was yesterday.’
    • ‘I roused myself for the fireworks, but soon I was collapsing with tiredness again.’
    • ‘As I already said, side effects I have experienced include headaches and constant tiredness.’
    fatigue, weariness, exhaustion, prostration, overtiredness, collapse, jet lag
    sleepiness, drowsiness, somnolence, doziness
    lethargy, lassitude, languor, languidness, debility, enervation, listlessness, sluggishness, lifelessness, torpor, inertia
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