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 for exhausted
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Exhaust \Ex*haust"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Exhausted; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Exhausting.] [L. exhaustus, p. p. of exhaurire; ex
     out + haurire, haustum, to draw, esp. water; perhaps akin to
     Icel. asua to sprinkle, pump.]
     1. To draw or let out wholly; to drain off completely; as, to
        exhaust the water of a well; the moisture of the earth is
        exhausted by evaporation.
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     2. To empty by drawing or letting out the contents; as, to
        exhaust a well, or a treasury.
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     3. To drain, metaphorically; to use or expend wholly, or till
        the supply comes to an end; to deprive wholly of strength;
        to use up; to weary or tire out; to wear out; as, to
        exhaust one's strength, patience, or resources.
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              A decrepit, exhausted old man at fifty-five.
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     4. To bring out or develop completely; to discuss thoroughly;
        as, to exhaust a subject.
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     5. (Chem.) To subject to the action of various solvents in
        order to remove all soluble substances or extractives; as,
        to exhaust a drug successively with water, alcohol, and
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     Exhausted receiver. (Physics) See under Receiver.
     Syn: To spend; consume; tire out; weary.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  exhausted \exhausted\ adj.
     1. same as burned-out, 1. [WordNet sense 1+3]
     Syn: burned-out(prenominal), burnt-out(prenominal), burned
          out(predicate), burnt out(predicate), fagged, fatigued,
          played-out(prenominal), played out(predicate), spent,
          washed-out(prenominal), washed out(predicate),
          worn-out(prenominal), worn out(predicate).
          [WordNet 1.5]
     2. used up; completely consumed. [WordNet sense 2][Narrower
        terms: gone, expended, spent] WordNet 1.5 +PJC]
     3. emptied by being pumped out or having a vacuum created.
        Opposite of unexhausted.
     Syn: exhausted, evacuated.
          [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: drained of energy or effectiveness; extremely tired;
             completely exhausted; "the day's shopping left her
             exhausted"; "he went to bed dog-tired"; "was fagged and
             sweaty"; "the trembling of his played out limbs"; "felt
             completely washed-out"; "only worn-out horses and
             cattle"; "you look worn out" [syn: exhausted, dog-
             tired, fagged, fatigued, played out, spent,
             washed-out, worn-out(a), worn out(p)]
      2: depleted of energy, force, or strength; "impossible to grow
         tobacco on the exhausted soil"; "the exhausted food sources";
         "exhausted oil wells" [syn: exhausted, spent] [ant:
      3: drained physically; "the day's events left her completely
         exhausted--her strength drained"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  140 Moby Thesaurus words for "exhausted":
     ablated, acarpous, all in, arid, at an end, ausgespielt, bare,
     barren, beat, beat up, beaten, bleary, bone-weary, burned-out,
     burnt up, bushed, cachectic, celibate, childless, consumed, dead,
     dead-and-alive, dead-tired, deadbeat, debilitated, depleted,
     desert, desolate, devitalized, disabled, dissipated, dog-tired,
     dog-weary, done, done in, done up, drained, dried-up, dry,
     eaten up, effete, emptied, empty, enervated, enfeebled, eroded,
     eviscerated, fagged out, failing, fallow, far-gone, fatigued,
     feeble, finished, frail, frazzled, fruitless, gaunt, gelded, gone,
     healthless, impotent, impoverished, in poor health, incapacitated,
     ineffectual, infecund, infertile, infirm, invalid, issueless,
     jaded, jejune, knocked out, laid low, languishing, leached, limp,
     menopausal, moribund, nonfertile, nonproducing, nonproductive,
     nonprolific, pale, peaked, peaky, played out, pooped, pooped out,
     poor, prostrate, ready to drop, reduced, reduced in health,
     run-down, sapped, shotten, sickly, sine prole, spent, sterile,
     sucked dry, teemless, tired, tired out, tired to death,
     tuckered out, uncultivated, unfertile, unfruitful, unhealthy,
     unplowed, unproductive, unprolific, unsound, unsown, untilled,
     used up, valetudinarian, valetudinary, virgin, washed-out,
     washed-up, waste, wasted, weak, weakened, weakly, wearied, weary,
     weary unto death, whacked, wiped out, with low resistance,
     without issue, worn, worn away, worn out, worn-out

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