adjective, wea·ri·er, wea·ri·est.
verb (used with or without object), wea·ried, wea·ry·ing.
- wearing apparel,
- wearing course,
- weasel out,
- weasel word,
- weasel words
Origin of weary
Examples from the Web for wearied
He had died by then, and my grandmother, my uncle, and my mother, wearied by all the procedures involved, accepted their offer.My Grandfather's War: Recovering the Art the Nazis Stole|Anne Sinclair|October 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Or the victory in Nevada for the wooden, wearied majority leader Harry Reid?
The rest of the notebook is blank, as though she has wearied of her own self-scrutiny.
In such a climate of wearied cynicism, shamelessness may thrive.
It is very simple: Texas, wearied with the incessantly renewed exactions of Mexico, has revolted to gain its liberty.The White Scalper|Gustave Aimard
The prince, I knew, was ravenously greedy and tyrannical, and wearied all with his scandalous exactions.
Wearied by his importunity, Lady Newburgh at last forbade him the house.Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745|Mrs. Thomson
In a moment he had felt all that that enormous power could accomplish; in a moment he had exercised it, proved it, wearied of it.Melmoth Reconciled|Honore de Balzac
At Tampico she had wearied of ocean travel, and–well, that was all.The Missourian|Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
adjective -rier or -riest
verb -ries, -rying or -ried
Word Origin for weary
Old English wergian (intransitive), gewergian (transitive), from the source of weary (adj.). Related: Wearied; wearying.
Old English werig "tired," related to worian "to wander, totter," from West Germanic *worigaz (cf. Old Saxon worig "weary," Old High German wuorag "intoxicated"), of unknown origin.