Definitions of weary

  1. physically and mentally fatigued; "` aweary' is archaic"
  2. exhaust or tire though overuse or great strain or stress; " We wore ourselves out on this hike"
  3. get tired of something or somebody
  4. exhaust or tire through overuse or great strain or stress; " We wore ourselves out on this hike"
  5. Weariness.
  6. Having the strength exhausted by toil or exertion; worn out in respect to strength, endurance, etc.; tired; fatigued.
  7. Causing weariness; tiresome.
  8. To reduce or exhaust the physical strength or endurance of; to tire; to fatigue; as, to weary one's self with labor or traveling.
  9. To make weary of anything; to exhaust the patience of, as by continuance.
  10. To harass by anything irksome.
  11. To grow tired; to become exhausted or impatient; as, to weary of an undertaking.
  12. 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.
  13. Fatigued; tired; worn out physically or mentally; resulting from, or causing, exhaustion; irksome.
  14. To wear out or make tired; to harass or worry by something irksome.
  15. To become tired or fatigued; become impatient.
  16. Wearily.
  17. Wearier.
  18. Weariest.
  19. Wearled.
  20. Wearying.
  21. Worn out: having the strength or patience exhausted: tired: causing weariness.
  22. To wear out or make weary: to reduce the strength or patience of: to harass.
  23. Tired; fatigued; having the patience exhausted: causing weariness.
  24. To make, or become weary; tire.
  25. To make or grow weary; fatigue; tire.
  26. Worn with exertion, vexation, or endurance; tired.
  27. Discontented; vexed.
  28. Having the strength much exhausted by toil or violent exertion; tired: fatigued; having the patience exhausted, or the mind yielding to discouragement: causing weariness; tiresome.
  29. To reduce or exhaust the physical strength; to tire; to fatigue; to make impatient of continuance: to harass by anything irksome. To weary out, to subdue or exhaust by fatigue.
  30. Having the strength exhausted by toil or long- continued exertion; exhausted by mental efforts; feeling desirous to discontinue.
  31. To reduce or exhaust by physical or mental exertion; to fatigue; to harass; to render impatient of continuance.

Usage examples for weary

  1. They know everything, and their little souls are a- weary of this world. – In Times Like These by Nellie L. McClung
  2. The weary weeks glided by slowly after Tom's departure, and Lizzie's little world was changed. – Caught in a Trap by John C. Hutcheson
  3. She had been weary so long! – Berenice by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  4. But it was not such a question that brought the little hands in so weary fashion over her face. – The Gold of Chickaree by Susan Warner
  5. Weary asked him curiously. – The Happy Family by Bertha Muzzy Bower
  6. Choose between your parents, your home, your position, and the love of this fair, foolish girl, of whom in a few months you will be tired and weary. – Dora Thorne by Charlotte M. Braeme
  7. " I am so weary that I can rest anywhere," she said, " and a grave is not to me what it was once." – Barriers Burned Away by E. P. Roe
  8. Now I ask you to excuse me, for I am weary." – They Call Me Carpenter by Upton Sinclair
  9. I weary my poor child. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  10. I was not weary. – Tales From the 'Phantasus', etc. of Ludwig Tieck by Ludwig Tieck
  11. He waited with a weary sort of calm for them to come close enough. – Evil Out of Onzar by Mark Ganes
  12. After this, there came a weary time of anxious care and watching. – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  13. And Franks as he walked home weary, took some comfort that his Moxy was not with him to trouble his mother with his white face and drawn look. – Weighed and Wanting by George MacDonald
  14. When he at last grew weary, he would stop, but then the child would beg for more. – The Green Forest Fairy Book by Loretta Ellen Brady
  15. For now, when weary feet must somehow cover those three miles, thoughts of the journey's end began to rise up in the truants' minds. – Missy by Dana Gatlin
  16. Dear knows one cannot weary in her company. – The Measure of a Man by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  17. Grogan's weary men found bed early. – Kenny by Leona Dalrymple
  18. " Yes," said Hetty, " wherever those weary men are going to." – The Cattle-Baron's Daughter by Harold Bindloss
  19. One can never grow weary of watching them. – The-Grand-Canyon-of-Arizona-how-to-see-it by James, George Wharton
  20. Of course I shall be disappointed and heart- sick and soul- weary. – The Heart of Canyon Pass by Thomas K. Holmes