Weary as an adjective means "very tired or worn out," like weary students who finished a long week of studying and taking tests.

Weary comes from the Old English word werig, meaning "tired." It can also describe being extremely bored and sick of something, like on a long drive, you might grow weary of your father's singing voice. As a verb, weary means "to exhaust or wear out," like when the children you are babysitting weary you with their game of running away every time you tell them to get ready to leave the park.

Definitions of weary

adj physically and mentally fatigued

depleted of strength or energy

v exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress

fag, fag out, fatigue, jade, outwear, tire, tire out, wear, wear down, wear out, wear upon
freshen, refresh, refreshen
make fresh again
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beat, exhaust, tucker, tucker out, wash up
wear out completely
overfatigue, overtire, overweary
tire excessively
exhaust physically or emotionally
exhaust by allowing to pull on the line
tire out completely
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cause to feel unwell

v lose interest or become bored with something or somebody

fatigue, jade, pall, tire
conk out, peter out, poop out, run down, run out
use up all one's strength and energy and stop working
retire, withdraw
lose interest
back down, back off, bow out, chicken out, pull out
remove oneself from an obligation
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degenerate, deteriorate, devolve, drop
grow worse

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