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

 wea·ry /ˈwɪri/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wea·ry, v. i. To grow tired; to become exhausted or impatient; as, to weary of an undertaking.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : physically and mentally fatigued; "`aweary' is archaic"
            [syn: aweary]
      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]