Wea·ry a. [Compar. Wearier superl. Weariest.]
1. Having the strength exhausted by toil or exertion; worn out in respect to strength, endurance, etc.; tired; fatigued.
I care not for my spirits if my legs were not weary. --Shak.
[I] am weary, thinking of your task. --Longfellow.
2. Causing weariness; tiresome. “Weary way.” --Spenser. “There passed a weary time.” --Coleridge.
3. 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.
Syn: -- Fatigued; tiresome; irksome; wearisome.
Wea·ry, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Wearied p. pr. & vb. n. Wearying.]
1. To reduce or exhaust the physical strength or endurance of; to tire; to fatigue; as, to weary one's self with labor or traveling.
So shall he waste his means, weary his soldiers. --Shak.
2. To make weary of anything; to exhaust the patience of, as by continuance.
I stay too long by thee; I weary thee. --Shak.
3. To harass by anything irksome.
I would not cease
To weary him with my assiduous cries. --Milton.
To weary out, to subdue or exhaust by fatigue.
Syn: -- To jade; tire; fatigue; fag. See Jade.
Wea·ry, v. i. To grow tired; to become exhausted or impatient; as, to weary of an undertaking.
adj : physically and mentally fatigued; "`aweary' is archaic"
v 1: exhaust or tire through overuse or great strain or stress;
"We wore ourselves out on this hike" [syn: tire, wear
upon, tire out, wear, jade, wear out, outwear,
wear down, fag out, fag, fatigue] [ant: refresh]
2: get tired of something or somebody [syn: tire, pall, fatigue,
[also: wearied, weariest, wearier]