Tiring
Tire Tire, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Tired}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tiring}.] [OE. teorien to become weary, to fail, AS. teorian to be tired, be weary, to tire, exhaust; perhaps akin to E. tear to rend, the intermediate sense being, perhaps, to wear out; or cf. E. tarry.] To become weary; to be fatigued; to have the strength fail; to have the patience exhausted; as, a feeble person soon tires. [1913 Webster]

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  • tiring — tir|ing [ˈtaıərıŋ US ˈtaır ] adj making you feel that you want to sleep or rest ▪ We ve all had a very tiring day let s go to bed …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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