unwearied

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From un- +‎ wearied.[1]

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unwearied (comparative more unwearied, superlative most unwearied) (dated)

  1. Not wearied, not tired.
    Synonyms: energetic, untired
    Antonyms: see Thesaurus:tired (exhausted)
  2. Never tiring; tireless.
    Synonyms: indefatigable, inexhaustible, unflagging, untiring, unwearying
  3. Not stopping; persistent, relentless.
    Synonyms: ceaseless, incessant, unremitting
    • 1640 December 9, John Gauden, The Love of Trvth and Peace. A Sermon Preached before the Honovrable Hovse of Commons Assembled in Parliament. [], London: Printed by T. C. for Andrew Crooke [], published 1641, OCLC 1011800519, page 22:
      Love is the weight and motor of the ſoule, the Spring that ſets all the wheeles on worke. It is vehement, active, induſtrious, unwearied, invincible affection; if rightly placed on worthy objects, it workes wonders.
    • 1792, “The History of the Restoration of Platonic Theology. By the Latter Platonists.”, in Proclus; [Thomas Taylor], transl., The Philosophical and Mathematical Commentaries of Proclus, on the First Book of Euclid’s Elements. [] In Two Volumes, volume II, 2nd edition, London: Printed for the author; and sold by T[homas] Payne and Son; [], OCLC 1021877981, section I, page 254:
      Beſides every thing there is endued with an untamed and unwearied power. [...] And beholding itſelf infinite, and the objects of its perception, it follows its own nature as its guide in unwearied contemplation.
    • 1854 August 9, Henry D[avid] Thoreau, “Sounds”, in Walden; or, Life in the Woods, Boston, Mass.: Ticknor and Fields, OCLC 4103827, page 130:
      Commerce is unexpectedly confident and serene, alert, adventurous, and unwearied. It is very natural in its methods withal, far more so than many fantastic enterprises and sentimental experiments, and hence its singular success.

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