weary

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
  1. adjective
    physically and mentally fatigued
    synonyms: aweary
    tired
    depleted of strength or energy
  2. verb
    exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress
    synonyms: fag, fag out, fatigue, jade, outwear, tire, tire out, wear, wear down, wear out, wear upon
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    Antonyms:
    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
    frazzle
    exhaust physically or emotionally
    play
    exhaust by allowing to pull on the line
    kill
    tire out completely
    type of:
    indispose
    cause to feel unwell
  3. verb
    lose interest or become bored with something or somebody
    synonyms: fatigue, jade, pall, tire
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    types:
    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
    type of:
    degenerate, deteriorate, devolve, drop
    grow worse
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