Word of the Day: Spent

spent spent / spĕnt   adjective 1. used; fully depleted Four things come not back: the spoken word, the spent arrow, the past life, and the neglected opportunity. Chinese Proverb   2. tired; thoroughly exhausted Fatigue, unexplained back and joint pain, distractibility, irritability, insomnia, and digestive problems leave many of us feeling spent--and there is no pill. From “Spent: End Exhaustion and Feel Great Again” by Frank Lipman, 1954 –   verb 1. past tense and past participle of spend Love and time, those are the the only two things in all the world in all of life, that cannot be bought, but only spent. Gary Jennings, 1928 – 1999