Weariest
Weary Wea"ry, a. [Compar. {Wearier}; superl. {Weariest}.] [OE. weri, AS. w?rig; akin to OS. w?rig, OHG. wu?rag; of uncertain origin; cf. AS. w?rian to ramble.] [1913 Webster] 1. Having the strength exhausted by toil or exertion; worn out in respect to strength, endurance, etc.; tired; fatigued. [1913 Webster]

I care not for my spirits if my legs were not weary. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

[I] am weary, thinking of your task. --Longfellow. [1913 Webster]

2. Causing weariness; tiresome. ``Weary way.'' --Spenser. ``There passed a weary time.'' --Coleridge. [1913 Webster]

3. Having one's patience, relish, or contentment exhausted; tired; sick; -- with of before the cause; as, weary of marching, or of confinement; weary of study. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Fatigued; tiresome; irksome; wearisome. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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