frazzled

[fraz-uhld]
adjective Informal.
worn-out; fatigued: a party that left us frazzled.

Origin:
1870–75; frazzle + -ed2

unfrazzled, adjective
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frazzle

[fraz-uhl] Informal.
verb (used without object), verb (used with object), frazzled, frazzling.
1.
to wear to threads or shreds; fray.
2.
to weary; tire out: Those six eight-year-olds frazzled me.
noun
3.
the state of being frazzled or worn-out.
4.
a remnant; shred.

Origin:
1815–25; blend of fray2 and fazzle, Middle English faselin to unravel, cognate with German faseln

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frazzle (ˈfræzəl)
 
vb
1.  informal to make or become exhausted or weary; tire out
2.  a less common word for fray
 
n
3.  informal the state of being frazzled or exhausted
4.  a frayed end or remnant
5.  informal to a frazzle absolutely; completely (esp in the phrase burnt to a frazzle)
 
[C19: probably from Middle English faselen to fray, from fasel fringe; influenced by fray²]

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frazzle
c.1825, from E.Anglian variant of 17c. fasel "to unravel, fray" (like the end of a rope), from M.E. facelyn "to fray," from fasylle "fringe, frayed edge," dim. of O.E. fæs "fringe." Probably influenced in form by fray (v.). Related: Frazzled.
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Example sentences
And whatever the cost in dollars, it always seems to remain exorbitant in
  bloodshot eyes and frazzled nerves.
Station wagons were big enough for everybody, with the possible exception of
  frazzled parents.
And you start to see why these parents are so frazzled.
The happier the server, the less frazzled the owner.
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