What is another word for burned out?

Pronunciation: [bˈɜːnd ˈa͡ʊt] (IPA)

When we feel exhausted and lost motivation due to overwork, we often say we are "burned out." However, there are several synonyms for this phrase that can be used to express the same feeling. One such term is "fatigued," which implies extreme tiredness or weariness. Another term is "fried," which suggests being mentally and emotionally depleted. "Worn out" is another term that conveys a sense of exhaustion due to prolonged effort. "Exhausted," "spent," "drained," and "knackered" are other possible synonyms for "burned out" that can be used to describe the same feelings. Choosing the right synonym can help us to convey our exhaustion more specifically and effectively to others.

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What are the hypernyms for Burned out?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Famous quotes with Burned out

  • I burned out on AIDS and did no AIDS work for a couple of years. I was so angry that people were still getting this disease that nobody can give you - you have to go out and get it!
    Harvey Fierstein
  • Prior to that I produced a couple of TV movies for CBS, but the truth of the matter is that I burned out for a couple of years. I didn't do anything for a while, apart from taking up golf, for which I got a four handicap.
    Gil Gerard
  • Once I picked up an electric guitar, I lost interest in piano, and I just wanted to rock. I studied piano for so long, I got burned out on it.
    Juliana Hatfield
  • One of the things that really got to me was talking to parents who had been burned out of their villages, had family members killed, and then when men showed up at the wells to get water, they were shot.
    Nicholas D. Kristof
  • Guys ask me, don't I get burned out? How can you get burned out doing something you love? I ask you, have you ever got tired of kissing a pretty girl?
    Tommy Lasorda

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