already at his accession found them depleted (Polyb.
He felt completely depleted of his power, the sense of being fully human again returning.
He paced, shouted, and pounded the walls until his body was depleted of energy.
These great additions to the empire had naturally imposed an increased strain on the Indian troops, while the British garrison, instead of being augmented, had been depleted to meet the necessities of the Russian war.
The ruinous expenditure upon the Great Armada had also depleted the Spanish treasury and Philip found himself virtually bankrupt.