[ adjective oh-ver-weer-ee; verb oh-ver-weer-ee ]

  1. excessively weary; tired out.

verb (used with object),o·ver·wea·ried, o·ver·wea·ry·ing.
  1. to weary to excess; overcome with weariness.

Origin of overweary

First recorded in 1570–80; over- + weary

Words Nearby overweary

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How to use overweary in a sentence

  • 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