- Blah – Talking about the cold just makes me blah.
- Comatose – After listening to the professor drone on, he felt rather comatose.
- Dopey – I haven’t slept in three days. I’m feeling rather dopey.
- Dozy – Every time you mention your mother-in-law, I start to feel dozy.
- Draggy – That last hour before work is out is really draggy.
- Drowsy – That medication sure makes me feel drowsy.
- Lethargic – A long day of shopping always leaves me feeling lethargic.
- Listless – She had a dull, listless look in her eyes.
- Out of it – By the time bedtime rolls around, I am usually out of it.
- Sluggish – His head hanging low, he took one sluggish step after another.
In addition to those in the list, try out a few of the more uncommon words: somnolent, soporific and torpid.
These are just a few of the many synonyms for the word tired. Who knew we had come up with so many ways to describe such a mundane topic? The English language is very good at being diverse, I suppose.
I don’t know about you, but all this talk of tired is killing my motivation. Time to take my lethargic self off for a nap.