Related to Life-weary: wary


a.1.Weary of living.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
Perhaps, among the many life-weary wretches then upon the earth, there was not one who combined innocence and misery like this poor, broken-hearted infant, so soon the victim of his own heavenly nature.
"It wasn't about model castles, was it?" He lets out a life-weary sigh.
Let me have a dram of poison--she spoke now and again to her apothecary on Erdi Street--such soon-speeding gear that the life-weary taker may fall dead.
Anthony" (today in the collection of Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth, Texas), which suggests a much older artist's perhaps life-weary perception.
Rembrandt's sympathetic presentation of life-weary faces makes one think about societal value associated with age.
But the vision of that life-weary little boy has remained with me.
Next up was young acoustic bluesman Dan Owen who is heavily influenced by life-weary early blues singers but with a dash of country.
It might be a few days before solid evidence of this emerges, but generally you can feel less life-weary. If that has been an issue, the desire to tackle problems head-on can improve.
Raspy voice, life-weary lyrics, sweet schoolboy curls.
Hey, after disappointing in everything from King Arthur to Closer and Derailed, even Clive Owen generally fits the bill at last as a life-weary Keanu Reeves double whose spirit is reactivated by events.
The character was given a further lease of life, this time with the addition of a life-weary, wheezy voice, by Klaus Kinski in Werner Herzog's 1979 remake.
Bradley is brilliant, barely moving from the spotlight, yet commanding attention and capturing Nyukhin's browbeaten and life-weary state of existence.