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adj. Archaic
Tired; weary.
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(əˈwɪər i)

wearied or tired.
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Adj.1.aweary - physically and mentally fatiguedaweary - physically and mentally fatigued; "`aweary' is archaic"
tired - depleted of strength or energy; "tired mothers with crying babies"; "too tired to eat"
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Arid have we all become; and fire falling upon us, then do we turn dust like ashes:--yea, the fire itself have we made aweary.
But, when he is trimmed, smoothed, and varnished, according to the mode; when he is aweary of vice, and aweary of virtue, used up as to brimstone, and used up as to bliss; then, whether he take to the serving out of red tape, or to the kindling of red fire, he is the very Devil.
"I am not aweary, mother," replied the little girl.
He was aweary, he said, and indeed he looked it; but he would not alight.
Ye on the mountain side that grow, Ye green things all, trees, shrubs, and bushes, Are ye aweary of the woe That this poor aching bosom crushes?
And now came the children, somewhat aweary with their wild play, and sought the quiet enjoyment of Grandfather's talk.
"I am aweary, good strangers, I pray you lead me to her grave."
After having eaten heartily they bade the landlord show them to their rooms, for they were aweary, having ridden all the way from Dronfield that day.
Aweary knight and a black-hooded figure called Death meet on a rocky shoreline and sit down for a game of chess.
AWEARY mum has shared the hilarious and lengthy list of reasons her toddler gives for not being able to sleep.
Attention is often paid to how Portia and Antonio mirror each other, not only in their introductory dialog--Antonio grumbles, "In sooth, I know not why I am so sad," (1) while Portia complains, "By my troth, Nerissa, my little body is aweary of / this great world"--but also in their attraction to and financial support for Bassanio (1.1.1, 1.2.1-2).
He Cometh not," she said; She said, "I am aweary, aweary, I would that I were dead!" (12) This stanza includes a description of an action--"She drew her casement-curtain by"--but even the action does not make Mariana into a real character; she remains a mood.