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Definition of weary adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    weary

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈwɪri//
     
    (wearier, weariest)
     
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  1. 1very tired, especially after you have been working hard or doing something for a long time a weary traveler She suddenly felt old and weary. a weary sigh
  2. 2(literary) making you feel tired or bored a weary journey weary hours spent in negotiation
  3. 3 weary of something/of doing something (formal) no longer interested in or enthusiastic about something Students soon grow weary of listening to a parade of historical facts.
  4. NAmE//ˈwɪrəli//
     
    adverb He closed his eyes wearily.
  5. NAmE//ˈwɪrinəs//
     
    noun [uncountable]
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