What does weary mean?

Definitions for wearyˈwɪər i

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word weary.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. aweary, weary(verb)

    physically and mentally fatigued

    "`aweary' is archaic"

  2. tire, wear upon, tire out, wear, weary, jade, wear out, outwear, wear down, fag out, fag, fatigue(verb)

    exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress

    "We wore ourselves out on this hike"

  3. tire, pall, weary, fatigue, jade(verb)

    lose interest or become bored with something or somebody

    "I'm so tired of your mother and her complaints about my food"

Wiktionary

  1. weary(Verb)

    To make or to become weary.

  2. weary(Adjective)

    A feeling of being mentally fatigued.

    A weary traveller knocked at the door.

  3. weary(Adjective)

    Expressive of fatigue.

    He gave me a weary smile.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Weary

    having the strength exhausted by toil or exertion; worn out in respect to strength, endurance, etc.; tired; fatigued

  2. Weary

    causing weariness; tiresome

  3. Weary

    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

  4. Weary(verb)

    to reduce or exhaust the physical strength or endurance of; to tire; to fatigue; as, to weary one's self with labor or traveling

  5. Weary(verb)

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

  6. Weary(verb)

    to harass by anything irksome

  7. Weary(verb)

    to grow tired; to become exhausted or impatient; as, to weary of an undertaking

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Weary

    wē′ri, adj. worn-out: having the strength or patience exhausted: tired: causing weariness: (prov.) puny.—v.t. to wear out or make weary: to reduce the strength or patience of: to harass.—v.i. to become weary or impatient: to long for.—adjs. Wea′ried, tired; Wea′riful, wearisome.—adv. Wea′rifully.—adj. Wea′riless, incessant.—adv. Wea′rily.—n. Wea′riness.—adj. Wea′risome, making weary: tedious.—adv. Wea′risomely.—n. Wea′risomeness.—Weary out, to exhaust. [A.S. wérig, weary.]

  2. Weary

    wē′ri, n. (Scot.) a curse, as in 'weary on you.'

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of weary in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of weary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Benjamin Franklin:

    After three days men grow weary of a wench, a guest, and rainy weather.

  2. Lisa Curtis:

    The American people are war weary [in Afghanistan] and just tired of fighting wars in general.

  3. Hillary Clinton:

    We cannot grow weary in the face of these ideological assaults on basic fundamental services, whether it's the VA, Medicare, Social Security.

  4. Laurence Binyen:

    They shall not grow old, as we that are left grow old.Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.At the going down of the sun, and in the morning,We shall remember them.

  5. Rick Santorum:

    I would say to a war-weary country that if we do not begin to take back ground back from ISIS, we will see war visit us here more dramatically and repeatedly, i would be launching a major offensive against ISIS right now.

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