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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Weary  \Wea"ry\,  a.  [Compar.  {Wearier};  superl.  {Weariest}.]  [OE. 
  weri,  AS  w?rig;  akin  to  OS  w?rig,  OHG.  wu?rag;  of  uncertain 
  origin;  cf  AS  w?rian  to  ramble.] 
  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)  [web1913]: 
 
  Weary  \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)  [web1913]: 
 
  Weary  \Wea"ry\,  v.  i. 
  To  grow  tired;  to  become  exhausted  or  impatient;  as  to  weary 
  of  an  undertaking. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  weary 
  adj  :  physically  and  mentally  fatigued;  "`aweary'  is  archaic" 
  [syn:  {aweary}] 
  v  1:  exhaust  or  tire  though  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}, 
  {jade}] 




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