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English adjective: wearing

1. wearing producing exhaustion


SamplesAn exhausting march.
The visit was especially wearing.


Synonymsexhausting, tiring, wearying


Similareffortful


Antonymseffortless


English noun: wearing

1. wearing (process) (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)


Synonymseating away, eroding, erosion, wearing away


Broader (hypernym)geologic process, geological process


Narrower (hyponym)ablation, abrasion, attrition, beach erosion, chatter mark, corrasion, deflation, detrition, planation, soil erosion


Domain categorygeology

2. wearing (act) the act of having on your person as a covering or adornment


SamplesShe bought it for everyday wear.


Synonymswear


Broader (hypernym)act, deed, human action, human activity









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