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weary

wea·ry

weary

 
 
pronunciation:
wi ri
parts of speech:
adjective, transitive verb, intransitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (adjective, verb)
part of speech: adjective
inflections: wearier, weariest
definition 1: physically or mentally tired, esp. from exertion or strain; fatigued.
The older folks were weary after the trip.The stress of his job made him weary.
synonyms:
exhausted, fatigued, tired
antonyms:
energetic, fresh, refreshed, unwearied
similar words:
beat, bushed, done in, drowsy, jaded, lethargic, listless, sleepy, spent, worn, worn-out
definition 2: characterized by or causing tiredness; wearisome.
Rest now; you've had a weary walk.
synonyms:
tiresome, wearisome
antonyms:
refreshing
similar words:
boring, drowsy, dull, exhausting, lethargic, monotonous, sleepy, tedious, tiring
definition 3: growing impatient, bored, or dissatisfied with a particular thing (often fol. by of).
She was weary of her job at the hospital.He was weary of hearing complaints all day.
synonyms:
bored, dissatisfied, tired
antonyms:
enthusiastic
similar words:
annoyed, blasť, fed up, impatient, indifferent, jaded, listless, sick, world-weary
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: wearied, wearies, wearying
definition: to make weary; tire.
The day's fighting wearied the soldiers.
synonyms:
exhaust, fatigue, tire, tucker out
antonyms:
refresh
similar words:
bore, drain, fag, jade, lethargize, overtax, poop, prostrate
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to become weary.
They wearied in the last lap of the race.
synonyms:
exhaust, fatigue, tire
antonyms:
refresh
similar words:
burn out, droop, jade, poop out
definition 2: to grow impatient, bored, or dissatisfied with a particular thing (often fol. by of).
We soon wearied of his tasteless remarks.
synonyms:
tire
similar words:
jade
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derivations: wearied (adj.), wearily (adv.), weariness (n.)