(adjective, verb)


1. emptied or exhausted of (as by drawing off e.g. water or other liquid)

- a drained marsh

- a drained tank

- a drained and apathetic old man...not caring any longer about anything

Similar word(s): empty, exhausted

2. very tired

Similar word(s): tired, knackered

3. drained of electric charge; discharged

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

Similar word(s): uncharged, dead

Sentences with drained as an adjective:

- I felt so drained after the 3 hours exam, that I wanted to sleep for the next week


1. simple past tense and past participle of drain