Antonyms of verb refresh

1 of 4 senses of refresh

Sense 4
refresh, freshen, refreshen -- (make fresh again)
       Antonym of tire (Sense 2)
      => tire, wear upon, tire out, wear, weary, jade, wear out, outwear, wear down, fag out, fag, fatigue -- (exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress; "We wore ourselves out on this hike")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb refresh

4 senses of refresh

Sense 1
review, brush up, refresh -- (refresh one's memory; "I reviewed the material before the test")
       => remember, retrieve, recall, call back, call up, recollect, think -- (recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection; "I can't remember saying any such thing"; "I can't think what her last name was"; "can you remember her phone number?"; "Do you remember that he once loved you?"; "call up memories")

Sense 2
refresh, freshen -- (make (to feel) fresh; "The cool water refreshed us")
       => regenerate, renew -- (reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new; "We renewed our friendship after a hiatus of twenty years"; "They renewed their membership")

Sense 3
freshen, refresh, refreshen, freshen up -- (become or make oneself fresh again; "She freshened up after the tennis game")
       => change -- (undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night")

Sense 4
refresh, freshen, refreshen -- (make fresh again)
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Antonyms of adj refreshing

2 senses of refreshing

Sense 1
bracing, brisk, fresh, refreshing, refreshful, tonic -- (imparting vitality and energy; "the bracing mountain air")

INDIRECT (VIA invigorating) -> debilitating -- (impairing the strength and vitality)

Sense 2
novel, refreshing -- (pleasantly new or different; "common sense of a most refreshing sort")

INDIRECT (VIA new) -> old -- (of long duration; not new; "old tradition"; "old house"; "old wine"; "old country"; "old friendships"; "old money")

Similarity of adj refreshing

2 senses of refreshing

Sense 1
bracing, brisk, fresh, refreshing, refreshful, tonic -- (imparting vitality and energy; "the bracing mountain air")
       => invigorating (vs. debilitating) -- (imparting strength and vitality; "the invigorating mountain air")

Sense 2
novel, refreshing -- (pleasantly new or different; "common sense of a most refreshing sort")
       => new (vs. old) -- (not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered; "a new law"; "new cars"; "a new comet"; "a new friend"; "a new year"; "the New World")

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