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[weer-ee-fuh l] /ˈwɪər i fəl/
full of weariness; fatigued; exhausted.
causing weariness or fatigue; tedious; tiresome; annoying.
Origin of weariful
late Middle English
late Middle English word dating back to 1425-75; See origin at weary, -ful
Related forms
wearifully, adverb
wearifulness, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • "I would grant you whatever you ask," she murmured, in a weariful tone.

    Hand and Ring Anna Katharine Green
  • Long and weariful was my pilgrimage to the holy grave, and crushing was the cross.

    Rampolli George MacDonald
  • I longed to comfort her, to kiss that face so white and worn and weariful, to bring tears to those hopeless eyes.

    The Trail of '98 Robert W. Service
  • When she looked up again, her face was perfectly pale, and her eyes sad and weariful.

    That Boy Of Norcott's Charles James Lever
  • All this amused me, but I lived to see the day when these interviews became a weariful burden.

    Through the Land of the Serb Mary Edith Durham
  • weariful and wae, how thankfully would I have rested beside him for ever; but then there was the bairn to claim my care.

  • I think I must have watched the place for three hours, but I know it was a weariful business, and I was heartsick of it.

    The Trail of '98 Robert W. Service
  • They're wrecking the bonny mill and when I had them strike at a bit forging the weariful deevils smashed my finger.

    The Coast of Adventure Harold Bindloss
  • Mainly it is long and weariful and has a dull little town at one end, and a home of toil at the other.

  • I found my Vivien full sick, and a weariful and ugsome time had I with her ere she recovered of her malady.

    In Convent Walls Emily Sarah Holt

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