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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [weer-ee]
    • /ˈwɪər i/
    • /ˈwɪə.ri/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [weer-ee]
    • /ˈwɪər i/

Definitions of wearied word

  • adjective wearied physically or mentally exhausted by hard work, exertion, strain, etc.; fatigued; tired: weary eyes; a weary brain. 1
  • adjective wearied characterized by or causing fatigue: a weary journey. 1
  • adjective wearied impatient or dissatisfied with something (often followed by of): weary of excuses. 1
  • adjective wearied characterized by or causing impatience or dissatisfaction; tedious; irksome: a weary wait. 1
  • noun wearied Simple past tense and past participle of weary. 1
  • adjective wearied tired 0

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Origin of wearied

First appearance:

before 900
One of the 4% oldest English words
before 900; (adj.) Middle English wery, Old English wērig; cognate with Old Saxon -wōrig; akin to Old English wōrian to crumble, break down, totter; (v.) Middle English werien, Old English wēr(i)gian, derivative of the adj.

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Parts of speech for Wearied


wearied popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 93% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 61% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

wearied usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for wearied

adjective wearied

  • exhausted — Drained of one's physical or mental resources; very tired.
  • beat — If you beat someone or something, you hit them very hard.
  • bushed — If you say that you are bushed, you mean that you are extremely tired.
  • crippled — physically incapacitated
  • debilitated — in a severely weakened state

Antonyms for wearied

adjective wearied

  • activated — to make active; cause to function or act.
  • active — Someone who is active moves around a lot or does a lot of things.
  • energised — Alternative spelling of energized.
  • energized — Simple past tense and past participle of energize.
  • fresh — newly made or obtained: fresh footprints.

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