Weary meaning

wîrē
Physically or mentally tired.
adjective
33
5
To make or become weary.
verb
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4
Having one's interest, forbearance, or indulgence worn out.

Weary of delays.

adjective
18
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Causing fatigue; tiresome.

A weary wait.

adjective
13
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Expressive of or prompted by tiredness.

A weary smile.

adjective
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Without further liking, patience, tolerance, zeal, etc.; bored.

Weary of his continual joking.

adjective
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To make or become weary.
verb
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Tired; worn out.
adjective
2
1
Tiring.

Weary work.

adjective
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1
Irksome; tedious; tiresome.
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1
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The definition of weary is feeling very tired or fatigued.

An example of weary is how a worker will feel after working for 12 hours straight on his feet.

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Having the strength exhausted by toil or exertion; tired; fatigued.

A weary traveller knocked at the door.

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Having one's patience, relish, or contentment exhausted; tired; sick.

Soldiers weary of marching, or of confinement.

I grew weary of studying and left the library.

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He gave me a weary smile.

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Causing weariness; tiresome.
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To make or to become weary.
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Other Word Forms

Adjective

Base Form:
weary
Comparative
weariest
Superlative
weariest

Origin of weary

  • Middle English weri from Old English wērig

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Old English wēriġ

    From Wiktionary