talked out


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(all) talked out

Exhausted from speaking too much or for too long. After giving lectures all day, I'm pretty talked out when I come home. Sorry, I'm all talked out from my conversation with Sarah about her boyfriend.
See also: out, talk

talk out

1. To discuss something thoroughly or exhaustively. A noun or pronoun can be used between "talk" and "out." We talked the project's timeline out during the meeting. John's coming over to talk out the problems he's been having with his girlfriend.
2. To discuss something in order to resolve, settle, or find the solution to it. They'd been fighting for a few days until they finally got together and talked it out. The purpose of this meeting is to talk out the problem in a calm and neutral environment.
See also: out, talk

talked out

tired of talking; unable to talk more. I can't go on. I'm all talked out. She was talked out in the first hour of discussion.
See also: out, talk

talked out

Weary from speaking, as in I haven't another thing to say; I'm all talked out. [c. 1900] Also see talk out.
See also: out, talk