exhausted

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Etymology[edit]

From exhaust +‎ -ed.

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exhausted (comparative more exhausted, superlative most exhausted)

  1. Very tired; in a state of exhaustion.
    The exhausted man fell asleep immediately.
  2. Depleted of resources.
    The exhausted mine was worthless once all the ore had been extracted.
  3. (sciences, now historical) Emptied of contents, especially of air; that has been made into a vacuum.
    • 1791, James Boswell, Life of Johnson, Oxford 2008, p. 839:
      A man can live in thick air, but perishes in an exhausted receiver.

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Verb[edit]

exhausted

  1. simple past tense and past participle of exhaust