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 weary
But the man appears so weary that I decide to skip the dull stuff and get to the heat.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But peering more closely at the photograph, taken this August, his weary brown eyes reveal a darker truth.
Each experience—like so many others in her life—left her wounded, weary, adrift.Maya Angelou Knew How To Inspire As A Writer, Teacher, and Great Human Being|Joshua DuBois|May 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His weary comment on the crisis sums up the feelings of many of his compatriots.
I would still be weary of getting market advice from any type of day-trader.
Jack took off his clothes quickly, but though he was weary he could not go to sleep.The Blue Fairy Book|Various
To pass the weary time Jones and Hill dabbled in and experimented with hypnotism and telepathy.Eastern Nights - and Flights|Alan Bott
Against the back of the cushioned settle where they sat she leaned a weary head, and frankly let her fringed lids droop.Queed|Henry Sydnor Harrison
The busy hands were soon to be folded, the heavy eyelids forever closed, the weary feet were hastening to their rest.Woman's Work in the Civil War|Linus Pierpont Brockett
I do not propose to weary the reader by a recital of the program and a detailed account of each performance.The Young Musician|Horatio Alger
adjective -rier or -riest
verb -ries, -rying or -ried
Word Origin for weary
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.
Old English wergian (intransitive), gewergian (transitive), from the source of weary (adj.). Related: Wearied; wearying.