Of a person: Wild-looking; in early use applied esp. to the ‘wild’ expression of the eyes, afterwards to the injurious effect upon the countenance of privation, want of rest, fatigue, anxiety, terror, or worry
...they didn 't go into journalism because they wanted to be broadcast reporters, they went into it because they wanted to write print, and they wanted to show up at their desks looking haggard and- and, you- know, the way most- most journalists do! You-know, and they have to turn into these pretty faces that- that T-V demands...
|Appearing worn and exhausted|