Meaning of TIRELESS in English


tire ‧ less /ˈtaɪələs $ ˈtaɪr-/ BrE AmE adjective

[ Word Family: adjective : ↑ tired , ↑ tireless , ↑ tiresome , ↑ tiring ; verb : ↑ tire ; noun : ↑ tiredness ; adverb : ↑ tirelessly ]

working very hard in a determined way without stopping:

the tireless efforts of the rescue workers

—tirelessly adverb

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▪ energetic having a lot of energy:

If you’re feeling energetic, we could go out for a run.

▪ full of energy/bursting with energy energetic and ready to work hard or do a lot of things:

I admire her because she’s so full of energy and enthusiasm.


When she first started at the college she was bursting with energy and full of new ideas.

▪ dynamic very energetic and always wanting to do new things:

What this country needs is a dynamic new leader.

▪ hyperactive having more energy than is normal or good, because you cannot keep still or quiet for very long – used especially about children:

Our youngest daughter was hyperactive, and it had a damaging effect on the whole family.

▪ tireless working with a lot of energy in a determined way, especially to achieve a particular thing:

She was a tireless campaigner against apartheid in South Africa.

▪ full of beans informal feeling energetic and happy and showing this in the way you behave:

He’s one of those people who leap out of bed full of beans every morning.

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.