drained drained adj. having lost much energy or emotion from vigorous activity; -- of people; as, the day's events left her completely drained of strength. [WordNet 1.5]

2. having resources completely depleted.

Syn: depleted. [WordNet 1.5]

3. having no power remaining; -- of a battery.

Syn: run-down. [WordNet 1.5]

{to go down the drain}

1. to be consumed in profitless activity; to be wasted; to become worthless.

2. to vanish or cease existing. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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