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wear·ing

 (wâr′ĭng)
adj.
1. Intended to be worn: wearing apparel.
2. Causing fatigue; tiring: a wearing visit.
3. Causing wear; eroding: the wearing effects of wind on rock formations.
4. Subject to or showing indication of wear: lubrication applied to wearing points.

wearing

(ˈwɛərɪŋ)
adj
causing fatigue or exhaustion; tiring
ˈwearingly adv

wear•ing

(ˈwɛər ɪŋ)

adj.
1. causing or producing wear; eroding or wasting.
2. wearying or exhausting: a wearing task.
3. relating to or made for wear.
[1805–15]
wear′ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wearing - (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)wearing - (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)
geology - a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks
chatter mark - marks on a glaciated rock caused by the movement of a glacier
ablation - the erosive process that reduces the size of glaciers
attrition, corrasion, detrition, abrasion - erosion by friction
beach erosion - the erosion of beaches
geologic process, geological process - (geology) a natural process whereby geological features are modified
deflation - (geology) the erosion of soil as a consequence of sand and dust and loose rocks being removed by the wind; "a constant deflation of the desert landscape"
planation - the process of erosion whereby a level surface is produced
soil erosion - the washing away of soil by the flow of water
2.wearing - the act of having on your person as a covering or adornmentwearing - the act of having on your person as a covering or adornment; "she bought it for everyday wear"
human action, human activity, act, deed - something that people do or cause to happen
Adj.1.wearing - producing exhaustionwearing - producing exhaustion; "an exhausting march"; "the visit was especially wearing"
effortful - requiring great physical effort

wearing

adjective tiresome, trying, taxing, tiring, exhausting, fatiguing, oppressive, exasperating, irksome, wearisome She finds his continual demands very wearing.
light, easy, stimulating, refreshing, effortless, painless, undemanding, no bother

wearing

adjective
Translations
مُرْهِق، مُتْعِب
òreytandi
bıktırıcıyorucu

wearing

[ˈwɛərɪŋ] ADJ (= exhausting) [journey] → cansado, pesado; [activity] → pesado
it was a wearing time for usfue una época muy pesada para nosotros
the loud music was wearing on the earla música tan alta estaba resultando pesada or cansina

wearing

[ˈwɛərɪŋ] adj (= tiring, exhausting) → exténuant(e)

wearing

adj
wearing apparel (form)(Be-)kleidung f
(= exhausting)anstrengend; (= boring)ermüdend

wearing

[ˈwɛərɪŋ] adj (tiring) → stancante, logorante

wear

(weə) past tense wore (woː) ; past participle worn (woːn) verb
1. to be dressed in or carry on (a part of) the body. She wore a white dress; Does she usually wear spectacles?
2. to arrange (one's hair) in a particular way. She wears her hair in a pony-tail.
3. to have or show (a particular expression). She wore an angry expression.
4. to (cause to) become thinner etc because of use, rubbing etc. This carpet has worn in several places; This sweater is wearing thin at the elbows.
5. to make (a bare patch, a hole etc) by rubbing, use etc. I've worn a hole in the elbow of my jacket.
6. to stand up to use. This material doesn't wear very well.
noun
1. use as clothes etc. I use this suit for everyday wear; Those shoes won't stand much wear.
2. articles for use as clothes. casual wear; sportswear; leisure wear.
3. (sometimes wear and tear) damage due to use. The hall carpet is showing signs of wear.
4. ability to withstand use. There's plenty of wear left in it yet.
ˈwearable adjective
(negative unwearable) fit to be worn. My only wearable coat is at the cleaners.
ˈwearer noun
a dress that makes the wearer feel elegant.
ˈwearing adjective
exhausting. I've had rather a wearing day.
worn (woːn) adjective
damaged as a result of use. a badly-worn carpet.
wear away
to make or become damaged, thinner, smoother etc through use, rubbing etc. The steps have (been) worn away in places.
wear off
to become less. The pain is wearing off.
wear out
to (cause to) become unfit for further use. My socks have worn out; I've worn out my socks.
worn out
1. so damaged by use as to be unfit for further use. These shoes are worn out; a worn-out sweater.
2. very tired. His wife is worn out after looking after the children.

wearing

n. desgaste; pérdida; decaimiento.
References in classic literature ?
So Meg went down, wearing an injured look, and wasn't at all agreeable at breakfast time.
No, it wasn't a youth, it was a woman, young, and wearing a coat of mail like a knight.
Antonia and Yulka came running out, wearing little rabbit-skin hats their father had made for them.
The conditions of her life were in no way changed, but her whole existence was dulled, like a faded garment which seems to be no longer worth wearing.
These rocks are full of cracks, and in some places they are softer than at othersome, and the water has worked out deep hollows for itself, until it has fallen back, ay, some hundred feet, breaking here and wearing there, until the falls have neither shape nor consistency.
The disposition of these vast sums by gentlemen wearing patched breeches awakened no sense of the ludicrous, nor did any doubt, reservation, or contingency enter into the plans of the charming enthusiasts themselves.
At the first glance, Phoebe saw an elderly personage, in an old-fashioned dressing-gown of faded damask, and wearing his gray or almost white hair of an unusual length.
It impressed me as if the ancient Surveyor, in his garb of a hundred years gone by, and wearing his immortal wig -- which was buried with him, but did not perish in the grave -- had bet me in the deserted chamber of the Custom-House.
It lasted while this visitant, at all events--and there was a touch of the strange freedom, as I remember, in the sign of familiarity of his wearing no hat--seemed to fix me, from his position, with just the question, just the scrutiny through the fading light, that his own presence provoked.
I put it on, to try it, and it weighed me down like a hamper, being uncommonly shaggy and thick, and I thought a little damp, as though this mysterious harpooneer had been wearing it of a rainy day.
He was a small, short, youngish man, sprinkled all over his face with freckles, and wearing redundant yellow hair.
He affects a "tough" aspect, wearing his hat on one side and keeping a cigarette in his mouth all the evening.