weary

  • 1 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… …

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  • 2 Weary — Wea ry, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Wearied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wearying}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To reduce or exhaust the physical strength or endurance of; to tire; to fatigue; as, to weary one s self with labor or traveling. [1913 Webster] So shall he… …

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  • 3 weary of — ˈweary of [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they weary of he/she/it wearies of present participle wearying of past tense wearied of past …

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  • 4 Weary — may refer to: *Jake Weary *Fred Weary *Emily Pohl Weary …

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  • 5 weary of — grow tired of. → weary weary of reluctant to experience any more of. → weary …

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  • 6 weary — ► ADJECTIVE (wearier, weariest) 1) tired. 2) causing tiredness. 3) (often weary of) reluctant to experience any more of. ► VERB (wearies, wearied) 1) …

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  • 7 weary — [wir′ē] adj. wearier, weariest [ME weri < OE werig, akin to OHG wuorag, drunk < IE base * wōr , giddiness, faintness > Gr hōrakian, to be giddy] 1. tired; worn out 2. without further liking, patience, tolerance, zeal, etc.; bored: with… …

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  • 8 Weary — Wea ry, v. i. To grow tired; to become exhausted or impatient; as, to weary of an undertaking. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 weary — (adj.) O.E. werig tired, related to worian to wander, totter, from W.Gmc. *worigaz (Cf. O.S. worig weary, O.H.G. wuorag intoxicated ), of unknown origin. The verb is O.E. wergian (intr.), gewergian (trans.). Related: Wearied; wearying …

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  • 10 weary — [adj] tired all in*, beat*, bone tired*, bored, burned out*, bushed, dead*, dead tired*, discontented, disgusted, dog tired*, done in*, drained, drooping, drowsy, enervated, exhausted, fagged, fatigued, fed up, flagging, had it*, impatient,… …

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  • 11 weary — index exhaust (deplete), lugubrious, otiose, tax (overwork) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 12 weary — vb *tire, fatigue, exhaust, jade, fag, tucker Analogous words: debilitate, enfeeble, *weaken: *depress, oppress, weigh Contrasted words: energize, *vitalize: animate, *quicken, enliven, vivify …

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  • 13 weary — I UK [ˈwɪərɪ] / US [ˈwɪrɪ] adjective Word forms weary : adjective weary comparative wearier superlative weariest 1) very tired, especially because of hard work or activity They collapsed on to their beds, too weary to get changed. a) showing that …

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  • 14 weary — wea|ry1 [ wıri ] adjective 1. ) very tired, especially because of hard work or activity: They collapsed on to their beds, too weary to get changed. a ) showing that you are very tired: He rested his head on his hand with a weary gesture. b ) a… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 weary — Synonyms and related words: apathetic, be infinitely repetitive, be tedious, beat, benumbed, black, blase, bleak, blow, bored, break down, burden, burn out, collapse, crack up, crush one, dark, dead, debilitate, debilitated, disgusted, dismal,… …

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  • 16 weary — 01. The old man managed a [weary] smile, and then fell asleep. 02. The farm workers [wearily] wandered off to bed at the end of another long day. 03. The old woman sighed [wearily] as she sat down on the bus. 04. Despite working all day, the… …

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  • 17 weary — I adj. weary of (they grew weary of his preaching) II v. (d; intr.) to weary of (to weary of one s job) * * * [ wɪ(ə)rɪ] weary of (they grew weary of his preaching) (d: intr.) to weary of (to weary of one s job) …

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  • 18 weary — [[t]wɪ͟əri[/t]] wearies, wearying, wearied, wearier, weariest 1) ADJ GRADED If you are weary, you are very tired. Rachel looked pale and weary. ...a weary traveller... He managed a weary smile. Syn: exhausted Derived words …

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  • 19 weary — /ˈwɪəri / (say wearree) adjective (wearier, weariest) 1. exhausted physically or mentally by labour, exertion, strain, etc.; fatigued; tired: weary eyes; weary feet; a weary brain. 2. characterised by or causing fatigue: a weary journey. 3.… …

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  • 20 weary — wear|y1 [ˈwıəri US ˈwır ] adj [: Old English; Origin: werig] 1.) very tired or bored, especially because you have been doing something for a long time ▪ She found Rachel in the kitchen, looking old and weary. ▪ She sat down with a weary sigh.… …

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