adjective, wea·ri·er, wea·ri·est.
verb (used with or without object), wea·ried, wea·ry·ing.
Origin of weary
Synonyms for weary
Antonyms for weary
Related Words for wearilydensely, thickly, massively, dully, profoundly, dejectedly, gloomily, ponderously, sluggishly, tediously, wearily
Examples from the Web for wearily
Contemporary Examples of wearily
Until then, men shall all wearily grow our facial hair, wear flannel, and confuse the hell out of each other out on the streets.How Straight World Stole ‘Gay’: The Last Gasp of the ‘Lumbersexual’
November 12, 2014
“Whew, that guy,” says Jerry wearily, rising to go out front for his set with the New Riders.The Stacks: Grateful Dead I Have Known
August 30, 2014
Although I was 23 years old and dreaded losing my job for going over budget, I wearily said, “Done.”Oswald’s Mother Was a Thoroughly Disagreeable Piece of Work
November 17, 2013
Marsalis simply smiles and shakes his wearily at the criticism that's followed him for most of his career.Wynton Marsalis Celebrates 25 Years of Jazz at Lincoln Center
January 27, 2013
"All my gay friends are trying to get me to go to the parade tomorrow," Marysol said wearily.Why The Real Housewives of Miami Flopped
April 18, 2011
Historical Examples of wearily
Dick's answer came in the like unmeaning tones, and as wearily.Within the Law
"'It is not the custom,'" wearily quoted Kingozi in the vernacular.The Leopard Woman
Stewart Edward White
Wearily did he pass some of his time amidst the verdancy of the woods.The Hunted Outlaw
"I have not a single gold piece left," said Lorenzi wearily.Casanova's Homecoming
"'Flat your b,'" murmured Billy wearily, and no one laughed.Four Girls and a Compact
Annie Hamilton Donnell
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.