What does weary mean?

Definitions for weary
ˈwɪər iwea·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aweary, wearyverb

    physically and mentally fatigued

    "`aweary' is archaic"

  2. tire, wear upon, tire out, wear, weary, jade, wear out, outwear, wear down, fag out, fag, fatigueverb

    exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress

    "We wore ourselves out on this hike"

  3. tire, pall, weary, fatigue, jadeverb

    lose interest or become bored with something or somebody

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

Wiktionary

  1. wearyverb

    To make or to become weary.

  2. wearyadjective

    A feeling of being mentally fatigued.

    A weary traveller knocked at the door.

  3. wearyadjective

    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. Wearyverb

    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. Wearyverb

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

  6. Wearyverb

    to harass by anything irksome

  7. Wearyverb

    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.'

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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

Examples of weary in a Sentence

  1. James Clyburn:

    I think that the President has grown very weary of having to circumvent these issues, which a lot of people thought was the appropriate thing for him to do as president of the United States, but I think he has reached a conclusion that he needs to meet this issue head on.

  2. Isaiah 4031 Bible:

    They that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength they shall mount up with wings as eagles they shall run, and not be weary they shall walk and not faint.

  3. Thomas Edison:

    The first requisite for success is the ability to apply your physical and mental energies to one problem incessantly without growing weary.

  4. 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.

  5. La Rochefoucauld:

    The reason that lovers never weary each other is because they are always talking about themselves.

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