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  • n  temporary loss of strength and energy resulting from hard physical or mental work
    weariness overcame her after twelve hours and she fell asleep

  • She delicately stretched her scrawny arms in weariness.
  • He glanced at the chessboard and his brain wilted from hitherto unprecedented weariness.
  • Much of Stewart's humor seems to spring from an underlying terrain of world-weariness.
News & Articles

  • REO Speedwagon delights Artpark crowd
    LEWISTON – Rocking and crooning mightily since the ’70s, REO Speedwagon, led by vocalist and guitarist Kevin Cronin, shows no signs of road weariness.
    June 19, 2013 - The Buffalo News

  • Barack Obama in CBS News
    I understand the public's weariness to this war, given that it comes on top of weariness about the war in Iraq,Mr. Obama said. "I would expect that the public would ask some very tough questions. That's exactly what I'm doing."
  • John Howard in Bloomberg
    The consequences of Western failure and defeat in Iraq are too serious to allow our policy to be dictated by weariness, frustration or political convenience,Howard said in a speech in Canberra today, according to a government transcript.
  • Robert Gates in FOXNews
    ...days after President Bush vetoed legislation that would have set a deadline for a troop withdrawal from Iraq, Gates said that while weariness with the war is understandable, "we must not let that weariness cause us to withdraw from the...

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