physically or mentally exhausted by hard work, exertion, strain, etc.; fatigued; tired:weary eyes; a weary brain.
characterized by or causing fatigue:a weary journey.
impatient or dissatisfied with something (often fol. by of ):weary of excuses.
characterized by or causing impatience or dissatisfaction; tedious; irksome:a weary wait.
to make or become weary; fatigue or tire:The long hours of work have wearied me.
to make or grow impatient or dissatisfied with something or at having too much of something (often fol. by of ):The long drive had wearied us of desert scenery. We had quickly wearied at such witless entertainment.
wea′ri•ly,adv. wea′ri•ness,n. wea′ry•ing•ly,adv.
bef. 900; (adjective, adjectival) Middle English wery, Old English wērig; cognate with Old Saxon -wōrig; akin to Old English wōrian to crumble, break down, totter; (verb, verbal) Middle English werien, Old English wēr(i)gian, derivative of the adjective, adjectival
1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged spent. See tired1.
4.See corresponding entry in Unabridged tiresome, wearisome.
5.See corresponding entry in Unabridged exhaust.
6.See corresponding entry in Unabridged irk; jade.
1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged energetic.
4.See corresponding entry in Unabridged interesting.