- causing weariness; fatiguing: a difficult and wearisome march.
- tiresome or tedious: a wearisome person; a wearisome book.
Origin of wearisome
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1. tiring. 2. boring, monotonous, humdrum, dull, prosy, prosaic.
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Examples from the Web for wearisomely
They both lived on money of their own, and were wearisomely idle and over-dressed.The Innocence of Father Brown
G. K. Chesterton
In the Old World liberty remained, as it still remains to a large extent, yet to be wearisomely achieved.Thomas Paine, The Apostle of Liberty
John E. Remsburg
If it were attempted to name all those of merit the list would be wearisomely long.Famous Men and Great Events of the Nineteenth Century
I remember that Gruzin, who was a little drunk, was wearisomely long in getting off.The Lady With The Dog and Other Stories
If she have any children to nurture, the happy circumstance affords a great relief to her wearisomely monotonous life.The Hindoos as they Are
Shib Chunder Bose
- causing fatigue or annoyance; tedious
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Word Origin and History for wearisomely
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