unwearied

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ wearied

Adjective[edit]

unwearied (comparative more unwearied, superlative most unwearied)

  1. Not wearied, not tired.
    • 1711, Joseph Addison, The Spectator, Vol. VI, No. 465, 23 August, 1711,[1]
      Th’ unwearied sun from day to day,
      Does his Creator’s power display,
      And publishes to every land
      The work of an Almighty Hand.
    • 1818, Jane Austen, Persuasion, Chapter 11,[2]
      The scenes in its neighbourhood, Charmouth, with its high grounds and extensive sweeps of country, and still more, its sweet, retired bay, backed by dark cliffs, where fragments of low rock among the sands, make it the happiest spot for watching the flow of the tide, for sitting in unwearied contemplation []
    • 1820, John Keats, “Ode on a Grecian Urn” lines 23-24,[3]
      And, happy melodist, unwearied,
      For ever piping songs for ever new;
    • 1917, William Butler Yeats, “The Wild Swans at Coole” lines 19-21,[4]
      Unwearied still, lover by lover,
      They paddle in the cold,
      Companionable streams or climb the air;