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drained

[ dreyn ]SEE DEFINITION OF drained

Synonyms for drained

  • depleted
  • weary
  • beat
  • dragging
  • hacked
  • spent
  • all in
  • bleary
  • burned out
  • dead
  • dead tired
  • effete
  • far-gone
  • pooped
  • washed-out
  • wiped-out
  • worn-out
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Antonyms for drained

  • energized
  • full
  • lively
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DRAINED

It is for me to fill your cups again, since you have drained them to my dear lads of the white jerkin.

But Della drained her draught of joy to the dregs, and then tilted her cup anew.

But the others could find no fault with it, and Sereno drained the pail.

He paused no more until the goblet was drained to the last drop.

That was when all this flat central country was swampish and hadn't been drained off yet.

All the water in the boat had drained to that side and my shoulders and neck were immersed.

You are as white as though it were your blood and not his which was drained away.

But now I merely recovered my glass of champagne and drained it.

The corn is first parboiled in water; then drained and well dried.

I have not yet drained the cup of suffering, and now I feel that I still have long to live.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English dreahnian "to drain, strain out," from Proto-Germanic *dreug-, source of drought, dry, giving the English word originally a sense of "make dry." Figurative meaning of "exhaust" is attested from 1650s. The word is not found in surviving texts between late Old English and the 1500s. Related: Drained; draining.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DRAINED

bleary

adjectivetired
  • dead tired
  • depleted
  • drained
  • exhausted
  • wearied
  • weary
  • worn out

depleted

adjectiveconsumed, exhausted
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