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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 ?
I am sure--at least, I trust," thought Celia, "that the wearing of a necklace will not interfere with my prayers.
But you, Jessie, surely like this costume better than the dowdy things Rose has been wearing all summer.
Van Tassel has been to Madame Stone, and is wearing a full suit of this sort.
The women increase the deformity by wearing tight bandages round the ankles, which prevent the circulation of the blood, and cause a swelling of the muscles of the leg.
They allowed it to grow to a great length and were very proud and careful of it, sometimes wearing it plaited, sometimes wound round the head in fanciful tresses.
Fanny acknowledged her wishes and doubts on this point: she did not know how either to wear the cross, or to refrain from wearing it.
For, being able to change her face whenever she liked, the Princess had no interest in wearing a variety of gowns, as have other ladies who are compelled to wear the same face constantly.
I wish wearing flatirons on our heads would keep us from growing up.
Huldah was wearing a woolen dress that had once been gray, but had been dyed a brilliant blue.
You can appreciate it if you have ever visited royalty and felt occasionally that possibly you might be wearing out your welcome--though as a general thing, I believe, royalty is not scrupulous about discharging you when it is done with you.
A woman wearing the same kind of clothes as people in other houses wear, told us to go up to the second floor, and she grinned at David, as if she had heard about him; so up we went, David muttering through his clenched teeth, "I sha'n't laugh," and as soon as we knocked a voice called out, "Here we are again
The Sawhorse wore wooden shoes to keep his wooden legs from wearing away, and he was strong and swift.