Weariness Wea"ri*ness, n. The quality or state of being weary or tried; lassitude; exhaustion of strength; fatigue. [1913 Webster]

With weariness and wine oppressed. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

A man would die, though he were neither valiant nor miserable, only upon a weariness to do the same thing so oft over and over. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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