exhausted vs spent what difference

what is difference between exhausted and spent

English

Etymology

From exhaust +‎ -ed.

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ɪɡˈzɔstɪd/
  • (Canada, cotcaught merger) IPA(key): /ɪɡˈzɑstɪd/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɪɡˈzɔːstɪd/

Adjective

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.

Synonyms

  • See also Thesaurus:fatigued or Thesaurus:depleted

Derived terms

  • exhaustipated
  • exhaustedly
  • exhaustedness

Translations

Verb

exhausted

  1. simple past tense and past participle of exhaust


English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈspɛnt/
  • Rhymes: -ɛnt

Adjective

spent (not comparable)

  1. Consumed, used up, exhausted, depleted.
    a spent cartridge
  2. Of fish: exhausted as a result of having spawned.

Related terms

  • spent force

Translations

Verb

spent

  1. simple past tense and past participle of spend

Derived terms

  • ill-spent

Anagrams

  • Pents, pents

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology 1

From the verb spenne

Adjective

spent (neuter singular spent, definite singular and plural spente)

  1. tense
    en spent situasjon – a tense situation

Etymology 2

Verb

spent

  1. past participle of spenne

References

  • “spent” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From the verb spenne

Adjective

spent (neuter singular spent, definite singular and plural spente)

  1. tense

References

  • “spent” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

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