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Definition of Weary

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

Oh, I am very weary, Though tears no longer flow; My eyes are tired of weeping, My heart is sick of woe.
Anne Bronte

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

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

It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men's hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air that emanation from old trees, that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit.
Robert Louis Stevenson

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
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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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