A yellow face with scrunched, X-shaped eyes, furrowed eyebrows, and a broad, open frown, as if yawning in exhaustion or groaning in exasperation. Usually shown with upper teeth and sometimes tongue.
While intended to represent tiredness, it commonly conveys various degrees and tones of frustration and sadness as well excitement and affection, as if it just can’t handle how great someone or something is.
Similar in appearance and meaning to 😩 Weary Face, but with scrunched eyes. Not to be confused with 😪 Sleepy Face or 😴 Sleeping Face, which often convey actually being asleep.
Samsung’s design previously featured three, vertical, blue lines over its forehead, which can indicate fatigue in manga and anime. A previous Microsoft design was yawning.
Tired Face was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010 and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.