Definitions for wearyˈwɪər i

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

wea•ryˈwɪər i(adj.)-ri•er, -ri•est

  1. (adj.)physically or mentally exhausted; fatigued; tired.

  2. characterized by or causing fatigue:

    a weary journey.

  3. impatient or dissatisfied with something (often fol. by of):

    weary of excuses.

  4. characterized by or causing impatience or dissatisfaction; tedious; irksome:

    a weary wait.

  5. (v.i.)to make or become weary; fatigue or tire.

  6. to make or grow impatient or dissatisfied with something (often fol. by of):

    He wearied of living in hotel rooms.

Origin of weary:

bef. 900; ME wery, OE wērig, c. OS sīthwōrig trip-weary, OHG wuarag drunk; akin to OE wōrian to crumble, totter


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"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. weary(adjective)ˈwɪər i

    very tired

    We were weary from walking all day.; "We can't afford it," she said wearily.; his expression of weariness


  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

Translations for weary

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


tired; with strength or patience exhausted

a weary sigh; He looks weary; I am weary of his jokes.

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