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English adjective: weary

1. weary physically and mentally fatigued

Samples`aweary' is archaic.




English verb: weary

1. weary (body) exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress

SamplesWe wore ourselves out on this hike.

ExamplesSam wants to weary with Sue

Synonymsfag, fag out, fatigue, jade, outwear, tire, tire out, wear, wear down, wear out, wear upon

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)indispose

Narrower (hyponym)beat, exhaust, overfatigue, overtire, overweary, tucker, tucker out, wash up

Causefatigue, jade, pall, tire, weary

Antonymsrefreshen, freshen, refresh

2. weary (body) lose interest or become bored with something or somebody

SamplesI'm so tired of your mother and her complaints about my food.

Synonymsfatigue, jade, pall, tire

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)degenerate, deteriorate, devolve, drop

Narrower (hyponym)conk out, peter out, poop out, retire, run down, run out, withdraw

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