What does weary mean?

Definitions for weary
ˈwɪər iweary

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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.'

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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. La Rochefoucauld:

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

  2. Elizabeth Barrett Browning:

    The works of women are symbolical. We sew, sew, prick our fingers, dull our sight, producing what? A pair of slippers, sir, to put on when you're weary -- or a stool. To stumble over and vex you... curse that stool! Or else at best, a cushion, where you lean and sleep, and dream of something we are not, but would be for your sake. Alas, alas! This hurts most, this... that, after all, we are paid the worth of our work, perhaps.

  3. Michael Barton when:

    I was actually alerted when I heard the next-door neighbor, Chris, screaming - she is very frightened of snakes you see, we were a bit weary but something yesterday made me go out with a rod and start poking at everything looking for it. I think it was the birds, the pigeons I think they were making loads of noise and squawking. I knew something was down there. I just got a feeling that it was here.

  4. French Proverb:

    Tout passe, tout lasse, tout casse et tout se remplace (Everything passes, everything weary, everything breaks and everything replaced).

  5. Doctor Who:

    Rest is for the weary, sleep is for the dead.

Images & Illustrations of weary

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