Definitions for: Weary


[adj] physically and mentally fatigued; "`aweary' is archaic"
[v] exhaust or tire though overuse or great strain or stress; "We wore ourselves out on this hike"
[v] get tired of something or somebody



Webster (1913) Definition: 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.]
1. Having the strength exhausted by toil or exertion; worn
out in respect to strength, endurance, etc.; tired;
fatigued.

I care not for my spirits if my legs were not weary.
--Shak.

[I] am weary, thinking of your task. --Longfellow.

2. Causing weariness; tiresome. ``Weary way.'' --Spenser.
``There passed a weary time.'' --Coleridge.

3. Having one's patience, relish, or contentment exhausted;
tired; sick; -- with of before the cause; as, weary of
marching, or of confinement; weary of study.

Syn: Fatigued; tiresome; irksome; wearisome.


Wea"ry, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Wearied; p. pr. & vb. n.
Wearying.]
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.

So shall he waste his means, weary his soldiers.
--Shak.

2. To make weary of anything; to exhaust the patience of, as
by continuance.

I stay too long by thee; I weary thee. --Shak.

3. To harass by anything irksome.

I would not cease To weary him with my assiduous
cries. --Milton.

To weary out, to subdue or exhaust by fatigue.

Syn: To jade; tire; fatigue; fag. See Jade.


Wea"ry, v. i.
To grow tired; to become exhausted or impatient; as, to weary
of an undertaking.

Synonyms: aweary, fag, fag out, fatigue, jade, outwear, tire, tire out, tired, wear, wear down, wear out, wear upon

Antonyms: freshen, refresh, refreshen

See Also: beat, conk out, degenerate, deteriorate, drop, exhaust, indispose, overfatigue, overtire, overweary, pall, peter out, poop out, retire, run down, run out, tucker, tucker out, wash up, weary, withdraw

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