Definition of weary verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    weary

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//ˈwɪəri//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɪri//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they weary
    BrE BrE//ˈwɪəri//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɪri//
     
    he / she / it wearies
    BrE BrE//ˈwɪəriz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɪriz//
     
    past simple wearied
    BrE BrE//ˈwɪərid//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɪrid//
     
    past participle wearied
    BrE BrE//ˈwɪərid//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɪrid//
     
    -ing form wearying
    BrE BrE//ˈwɪəriɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɪriɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1[transitive] weary somebody (formal) to make somebody feel tired synonym tire
  2. 2[intransitive] weary of something/of doing something to lose your interest in or enthusiasm for something synonym tire She soon wearied of his stories.
  3. Word Origin Old English wērig, wǣrig, of West Germanic origin.
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