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Definition of Weary


  1. Having the strength exhausted by toil or exertion; worn out in respect to strength, endurance, etc.; tired; fatigued.
  2. Causing weariness; tiresome.
  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.
  4. 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. To make weary of anything; to exhaust the patience of, as by continuance.
  6. To harass by anything irksome.
  7. To grow tired; to become exhausted or impatient; as, to weary of an undertaking.

Weary Quotations

This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing government, they can exercise their constitutional right of amending it, or exercise their revolutionary right to overthrow it.
Abraham Lincoln

We can be tired, weary and emotionally distraught, but after spending time alone with God, we find that He injects into our bodies energy, power and strength.
Charles Stanley

O God, O God, how weary, stale, flat, and unprofitable seem to me all the uses of this world!
William Shakespeare

We should meet abuse by forbearance. Human nature is so constituted that if we take absolutely no notice of anger or abuse, the person indulging in it will soon weary of it and stop.
Mahatma Gandhi

Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered weak and weary.
Edgar Allan Poe
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Weary Translations

weary in Dutch is vervelend
weary in Italian is stracco
weary in Latin is defetiscor (defessus), defessus, ingravesco
weary in Portuguese is cansado

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