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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.]
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|Adj.||1.||wearying - producing exhaustion; "an exhausting march"; "the visit was especially wearing"|
effortful - requiring great physical effort
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adjective tiring, trying, taxing, grinding, wearing, heavy, tough, draining, exhausting, punishing, exacting, fatiguing, rigorous, gruelling, sapping, arduous, laborious, back-breaking, enervating the wearying hours of scrubbing and polishing
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