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overweary

[ adjective oh-ver-weer-ee; verb oh-ver-weer-ee ]
/ adjective 藞o蕣 v蓹r藞w瑟蓹r i; verb 藢o蕣 v蓹r藞w瑟蓹r i /
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adjective
excessively weary; tired out.
verb (used with object), o路ver路wea路ried, o路ver路wea路ry路ing.
to weary to excess; overcome with weariness.
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Origin of overweary

First recorded in 1570鈥80; over- + weary
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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
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