[ adjective oh-ver-weer-ee; verb oh-ver-weer-ee ]
/ adjective ˈoʊ vərˈwɪər i; verb ˌoʊ vərˈwɪər i /
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excessively weary; tired out.
verb (used with object), o·ver·wea·ried, o·ver·wea·ry·ing.
to weary to excess; overcome with weariness.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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Example sentences from the Web for overweary
Washington's face never betrayed him, but a glad look came to the overweary eyes.Then Marched the Brave|Harriet T. Comstock
The sleepers within the levee hut slept on, being overweary.The River's Children|Ruth McEnery Stuart
Send me this good horse to the stables, sahib; I am overweary.Rung Ho!|Talbot Mundy