Like their grandparents or great-grandparents in the 1940s did, say.
I doubt anybody complained much back then about being exhausted. But times change and people become more snowflakey and spending the day online or watching TV can be a real, I dunno, Belastung (burden) or something. It just doesn’t have that punch that real survival problems have, I guess. So let’s complain a little louder and see what’s on TV.
‘People are exhausted’: Germans grow weary of endless lockdown – Berliners are impatient for vaccines and the country is poised to tighten restrictions as the third wave hits.
“I’m really tired of it. Winter is always hard but now with the lockdown we don’t have anything to do, so it’s been awful.”