wearily


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Related to wearily: haughtily, enigmatically, wantonly

wea·ry

 (wîr′ē)
adj. wea·ri·er, wea·ri·est
1. Physically or mentally tired.
2. Expressive of or prompted by tiredness: 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, wea·ry·ing, wea·ries
To make or become weary. See Synonyms at tire1.

[Middle English weri, from Old English wērig.]

wea′ri·ly adv.
wea′ri·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.wearily - in a weary mannerwearily - in a weary manner; "he walked around tiredly"
Translations
بِتَعَب، بإرْهاق
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elernyedtenernyedtenfáradtan
òreytulega
yorgun bir şekilde

wearily

[ˈwɪərɪlɪ] ADV (= with tiredness) → con cansancio; (= dispiritedly) → con desaliento
she smiled/sighed wearilysonrió/suspiró cansada

wearily

[ˈwɪərɪli] advavec lassitude

wearily

adv saymüde; smile, gaze, nod, sighmatt

wearily

[ˈwɪərɪlɪ] advstancamente

weary

(ˈwiəri) adjective
tired; with strength or patience exhausted. a weary sigh; He looks weary; I am weary of his jokes.
verb
to (cause to) become tired. The patient wearies easily; Don't weary the patient.
ˈwearily adverb
ˈweariness noun
ˈwearisome adjective
causing weariness. a wearisome journey.
ˈwearisomely adverb
References in classic literature ?
The carriages were promised, Meg and Mother were all ready to do the honors, Beth was able to help Hannah behind the scenes, Jo had engaged to be as lively and amiable as an absent mind, and aching head, and a very decided disapproval of everybody and everything would allow, and as she wearily dressed, Amy cheered herself with anticipations of the happy moment when, lunch safely over, she should drive away with her friends for an afternoon of artistic delights, for the `cherry bounce' and the broken bridge were her strong points.
The two girls looked at each other and shook their heads wearily.
These temporary apprehensions, so vague but so awful, derived a wondrous potency from the contrasting serenity of the weather, in which, beneath all its blue blandness, some thought there lurked a devilish charm, as for days and days we voyaged along, through seas so wearily, lonesomely mild, that all space, in repugnance to our vengeful errand, seemed vacating itself of life before our urn-like prow.
Now when these poor sun-burnt mariners, bare-footed, and with their trowsers rolled high up on their eely legs, had wearily hauled their fat fish high and dry, promising themselves a good 150 pounds from the precious oil and bone; and in fantasy sipping rare tea with their wives, and good ale with their cronies, upon the strength of their respective shares; up steps a very learned and most Christian and charitable gentleman, with a copy of Blackstone under his arm; and laying it upon the whale's head, he says -- Hands off
The musicians had spent all their fine frenzy by now, and played only one tune, wearily, ploddingly.
The boat moved on,--freighted with its weight of sorrow,--up the red, muddy, turbid current, through the abrupt tortuous windings of the Red river; and sad eyes gazed wearily on the steep red-clay banks, as they glided by in dreary sameness.
People said it was heartbreaking to hear her call her child, and raise her head and listen a whole minute at a time, then lay it wearily down again with a moan.
Over a spacious lawn, and behind a black plantation of firs, the rising sun rent its way upward through piles of ragged gray cloud; heavy drops of rain fell few and far between; the March wind shuddered round the corners of the house, and the wet trees swayed wearily.
I retreated to my own room no more; I took refuge with Peggotty no more; but sat wearily in the parlour day after day, looking forward to night, and bedtime.
Here he noticed a little mouse creeping wearily along on its hind paws, for its front paws had both been broken in a trap.
He called wearily for help, but there was no response.
About noon I dragged myself wearily to the portals of a huge building which covered perhaps four square miles and towered two hundred feet in the air.