wearingly
adverb see wearing II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • wearingly — adverb In a wearing (tiring) manner …   Wiktionary

  • wearingly — wear·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • wearingly — adverb : in a wearing manner : fatiguingly * * * wearˈingly adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑wear …   Useful english dictionary

  • wearing — wearingly, adv. /wair ing/, adj. 1. gradually impairing or wasting: Reading small print can be wearing on the eyes. 2. wearying or exhausting: a wearing task. 3. relating to or made for wear. [1805 15; WEAR + ING2] * * * …   Universalium

  • wearing — I. adjective Date: 15th century intended for wear < wearing apparel > II. adjective Date: 1811 subjecting to or inflicting wear; especially causing fatigue < a wearing journey > • wearingly adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • taxing — taxingly, adv. /tak sing/, adj. wearingly burdensome: the day to day, taxing duties of a supervisor. [1790 1800; TAX + ING2] * * * …   Universalium

  • extend — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. continue, lengthen, elongate, widen, enlarge, stretch, draw out, prolong, protract, expand, spread, broaden; increase; hold out, proffer, offer, impart, bestow. See increase, length. Ant., shorten. II …   English dictionary for students

  • wear — wear1 verb (past wore; past participle worn wɔ:n) 1》 have (something) on one s body or a part of one s body as clothing, decoration, or protection. 2》 exhibit or present (a particular facial expression or appearance). 3》 undergo or cause to… …   English new terms dictionary

  • laboriously — adv 1. toilsomely, toilfully, by the sweat of one s brow; with difficulty, toughly, heavily, burdensomely, heftily; arduously, vigorously, strain ingly; wearingly, wearisomely, tediously, wearifully. 2. carefully, painstakingly, precisely,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • taxing — tax•ing [[t]ˈtæk sɪŋ[/t]] adj. cvb wearingly burdensome: the taxing duties of a hotel manager[/ex] • Etymology: 1790–1800 tax′ing•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

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