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- Having the strength exhausted by toil or exertion; tired; fatigued.
- A weary traveller knocked at the door.
- I care not for my spirits if my legs were not weary.
- [I] am weary, thinking of your task.
- 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.
- Expressive of fatigue.
- He gave me a weary smile.
- Causing weariness; tiresome.
- weary way
- There passed a weary time.
- See also Wikisaurus:fatigued
feeling of being mentally fatigued
expressive of fatigue
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- To make or to become weary.
- So shall he waste his means, weary his soldiers.
- I would not cease / To weary him with my assiduous cries.
- 1898, J. Meade Falkner, Moonfleet Chapter 4
- Yet there was no time to be lost if I was ever to get out alive, and so I groped with my hands against the side of the grave until I made out the bottom edge of the slab, and then fell to grubbing beneath it with my fingers. But the earth, which the day before had looked light and loamy to the eye, was stiff and hard enough when one came to tackle it with naked hands, and in an hour's time I had done little more than further weary myself and bruise my fingers.
- See also Wikisaurus:fatigue
to make weary
to become weary