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
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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 ?
A CONVENTION of female writers, which for two days had been stuffing Woman's couch with goose-quills and hailing the down of a new era, adjourned with unabated enthusiasm, shouting, "Place aux dames!" And Echo wearily replied, "Oh, damn."
He called wearily for help, but there was no response.
He was getting old indeed, he thought, wearily, when disappointment weighed so heavily upon him.
He looked round his studio wearily; he had loved it because her presence had made it gay and homelike; he shut his eyes for an instant; then he gave her a long look as though to impress on his mind the picture of her.
Hester wearily secured her door, wearily lit the candles, wearily put the pen and ink on the table.
But was anything in life, Anne asked herself wearily, like one's imagination of it?
"Me Charley," the man muttered apologetically and wearily. "Me stop along Binu."
I slept the afternoon away under the trees, and when my father roused me at sundown it was a very sick little boy that got up and dragged wearily homeward.
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!
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.
Pierre took his feet off the table, stood up, and lay down on a bed that had been got ready for him, glancing now and then at the newcomer, who, with a gloomy and tired face, was wearily taking off his wraps with the aid of his servant, and not looking at Pierre.
When he was gone, Rosamond left her chair and walked to the other end of the room, leaning when she got there against a chiffonniere, and looking out of the window wearily. She was oppressed by ennui, and by that dissatisfaction which in women's minds is continually turning into a trivial jealousy, referring to no real claims, springing from no deeper passion than the vague exactingness of egoism, and yet capable of impelling action as well as speech.