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wearing

[wair-ing]
adjective
  1. gradually impairing or wasting: Reading small print can be wearing on the eyes.
  2. wearying or exhausting: a wearing task.
  3. relating to or made for wear.
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Origin of wearing

First recorded in 1805–15; wear + -ing2
Related formswear·ing·ly, adverbun·wear·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for unwearing

wearing

adjective
  1. causing fatigue or exhaustion; tiring
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Derived Formswearingly, adverb
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