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overweary

[ adjective oh-ver-weer-ee; verb oh-ver-weer-ee ]
/ adjective ˈoʊ vərˈwɪər i; verb ˌoʊ vərˈwɪər i /
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adjective

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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Origin of overweary

First recorded in 1570–80; over- + weary
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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
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