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wea·ry  audio  (wîr) KEY 

ADJECTIVE:
wea·ri·er, wea·ri·est
  1. Physically or mentally fatigued.
  2. Expressive of or prompted by fatigue: a weary smile.
  3. Having one's interest, forbearance, or indulgence worn out: weary of delays.
  4. Causing fatigue; tiresome: a weary wait.
tr. & intr.v.
wea·ried  (wîrd) KEY , wea·ry·ing, wea·ries  (wîrz) KEY 
To make or become weary. See Synonyms at tire1.

ETYMOLOGY:
Middle English weri, from Old English wrig

OTHER FORMS:
weari·ly(Adverb), weari·ness(Noun)


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