Drained - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdreɪnd|  American pronunciation of the word drained
Brit.  |dreɪnd|  British pronunciation of the word drained
- this word is a past tense form of the verbto drain
- this word is a past participle form of the verbto drain

adjective

- very tired (syn: knackered)
- drained of electric charge; discharged(syn: dead)

left the lights on and came back to find the battery drained

Examples

Suddenly, she felt totally drained.

I felt depressed and completely drained of energy.

left the lights on and came back to find the battery drained

The swamp has been drained.

Years of civil war have drained the country's resources.

The city's emergency fund has been drained.

I feel totally drained of energy this evening.

The treasury was drained by his Norman wars.

The blood drained from his face when he heard the news.

Some of the cleverest men in Britain were drained away to the United States after the war.

This hard work has drained away my keenness.

The rise in costs has drained all our profit away.

All colour drained from her countenance.

The swimming pool is drained and cleaned every winter.

Brad drained all the oil from the engine.

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