Weary - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈwɪri|  American pronunciation of the word weary
Brit.  |ˈwɪəri|  British pronunciation of the word weary

verb

- exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress (syn: fag, fatigue, jade, outwear, tire, wear)
- lose interest or become bored with something or somebody (syn: fatigue, jade, pall, tire)

adjective

- physically and mentally fatigued(syn: aweary)

Examples

I need to rest my weary eyes.

The miners were weary after a long shift.

She was weary from years of housework.

The work wearies me sometimes.

...these constant complaints are really wearying me...

I am weary of her.

They grew weary of his preaching.

It was like the clear sunshine after weary rain.

I weary when I am alone.

She wearies for her mother.

She found Rachel in the kitchen, looking old and weary.

She sat down with a weary sigh.

He was weary of the constant battle between them.

Amanda wouldn't admit how much the children wearied her.

As the day wore on, we wearied of the journey.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: weary
he/she/it: wearies
present participle: wearying
past tense: wearied
past participle: wearied
adjective
comparative: wearier
superlative: weariest
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