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exhausted

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishexhaustedex‧haust‧ed /ɪɡˈzɔːstɪd $ -ˈzɒːs-/ ●●○ adjective 🔊 🔊 1 TIREDextremely tired syn worn out 🔊 You look absolutely exhausted.exhausted from/by 🔊 I was exhausted by the journey.see thesaurus at tiredRegisterIn everyday English, people often say worn out rather than exhausted:You look worn out.2 FINISH/USE ALL OF somethinghaving or containing no more of a particular thing or substance 🔊 an exhausted coal mineCOLLOCATIONSadverbsabsolutely exhaustedI was absolutely exhausted by the time we got home.totally/completely/utterly exhaustedLooking after a baby on my own left me feeling totally exhausted.physically exhaustedAfter the climb, both men were physically exhausted.mentally exhaustedWhen I got to the end of my exams I was mentally exhausted.emotionally exhaustedShe was emotionally exhausted, and the strain was beginning to affect her job.
Examples from the Corpus
exhaustedSometimes it flops to the ground as if exhausted.Sufficient space is available for lexicographers to create an extra four thousand entry-versions per table before the available space is exhausted.The oxygen supply would soon become exhausted.We had been walking for over 20 miles, and we were completely exhausted.But the plot fertility would become exhausted and crops would be poorer.The exhausted dancers collapsed as they stepped off the stage.I was exhausted every day when I first started teaching, but I'm used to it now.The five of them were still exhausted from their 36-hour train ride.All that's left are some barren hillsides and a couple of exhausted mines.Diminished responsibility did not mean exhausted responsibility, said Lord Taylor.After two days they found him, an exhausted scarecrow of a figure hardly able to stand.In time, people wore themselves out and peace, of an exhausted sort, was restored.And what sort of pressure could an exhausted waitress apply?exhausted from/byI hear his words but am too exhausted by guilt and remorse to answer.A text would entail its interpretation only if meaning was exhausted by sense, the coded or literal meanings studied by semantics.Johnson complained of having been rendered exhausted by Sir Alexander's over-zealous efforts to entertain him.Ron was exhausted from studying all night.They lay side by side on the couch, until she fell asleep, exhausted by the emotions of the day.The poor man was exhausted by the end of the performance and his cardigan looked like a sack!They looked exhausted by the march.Nice and comfortable and dull. Exhausted by their exercise, they were content to drowse in the sun.The motives were plentiful-fed up, afraid, exhausted by unhappiness.
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