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adjective weary pronunciation in British English /ˈwɪəri/
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adjectiveweary
comparativewearier
superlativeweariest
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  1. 1
    very tired, especially because of hard work or activity
    They collapsed on to their beds, too weary to get changed.
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    1. a.
      showing that you are very tired
      He rested his head on his hand with a weary gesture.
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    2. b.
      a weary activity is one that makes you feel very tired
      the weary tedious journey
  2. 2
    tired and impatient about something
    There was a note of weary irritation in his voice.
    weary of: She was weary of the constant arguments between them.
    weary of doing something: He was weary of repeating things again and again.
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wearily

adverb
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weariness

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