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  • v  exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress
  • v  lose interest or become bored with something or somebody
  • s  physically and mentally fatigued
    `aweary' is archaic

  • Photo editors at the major magazines wanted to meet the new hotshot, dressed in his black jeans and T shirts, with the tribal bracelets and diamond-stud earring, with the war-weary .
  • A century hence, when historians try to pinpoint the birth of the hydrogen age, will they focus on two weary tennis players vegging out in a Vancouver hot tub?.
  • The night before, he had been too weary to finish a speech in San Diego, and by the time he reached Los Angeles, he appeared to be running on fumes.
News & Articles

  • Titans at home in softball’s first round
    No rest for the weary as the softball playoffs begin this afternoon with wild card games in all divisions. Central Coast teams are playing in Divisions 3, 5 and 7.
    June 13, 2013 - The Adobe Press
  • Web-based home cleaning service joins Twin Cities market
    When Twin Cities residents grow weary of housework, they'll often look for a professional home cleaner. This typically involves scouring the Angie's List site for a reputable contractor, or getting an over-the-phone quote from the likes of Merry Maids or Molly Maids.
    June 13, 2013 - Pioneer Press
  • Sun shines on ASOS as Inditex and H&M feel the chill
    Cold weather in recession-weary Europe left spring collections on the racks of the world's biggest clothing retailers, Inditex and H&M, while small British rival ASOS beat the seasons with soaring demand ...
    June 12, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! Finance

  • Ray Nagin in guardian.co.uk
    Our citizens are weary and tired and have spent a lot of money evacuating from Gustav,said Ray Nagin, the mayor of New Orleans. "My expectation this time is it will be very difficult to move the kind of numbers out of this city that we...
  • Barack Obama in Forbes
    I think that in the '90s, we got caught up in a slash-and-burn politics that the American people are weary of,Obama said.
  • Tose Proeski in Makfax
    This practice, which overturns a longstanding and long cherished congressional tradition, has rightly drawn outrage from the American people, who have grown weary of endless attempts by politicians and bureaucrats to bar the word God and even the... John Boehner http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Boehner&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGcMrODj3jSDNhOaWEd_4hcMt1IuQ FOX News http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,301054,00.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHFaG-hLcJQEVH6J3UHMiR4mF6IoQ Oct 10, 2007 109336 143413 wearying As a modest person, my only wish is to be safe and sound, and keep up the pace which is sometimes much wearying," Proeski said in an interview published on his web site in late 2006, when asked by journalist what his expectations for the year...

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