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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wea·ri·ness, n. The quality or state of being weary or tried; lassitude; exhaustion of strength; fatigue.
    With weariness and wine oppressed.   --Dryden.
    A man would die, though he were neither valiant nor miserable, only upon a weariness to do the same thing so oft over and over.   --Bacon.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : temporary loss of strength and energy resulting from hard
          physical or mental work; "he was hospitalized for extreme
          fatigue"; "growing fatigue was apparent from the decline
          in the execution of their athletic skills"; "weariness
          overcame her after twelve hours and she fell asleep"
          [syn: fatigue, tiredness]