Adjective "wearying" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˈwɪərɪɪŋ/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Causing tiredness; tiring.
  1. 'And while it makes for a fascinating listen, it also makes for a wearying one.'
  2. 'He writes of his tough young team working long and wearying hours, racing to identify and solve problems, always soliciting opinions from engineers and everyone else involved.'
  3. 'And that discussion turns, with wearying repetition, on the ways in which Canadians are not like Americans.'

Definitions

1. physically or mentally exhausted by hard work, exertion, strain, etc.; fatigued; tired: weary eyes; a weary brain.

2. characterized by or causing fatigue: a weary journey.

3. impatient or dissatisfied with something (often followed by of): weary of excuses.

4. characterized by or causing impatience or dissatisfaction; tedious; irksome: a weary wait. verb (used with or without object), wearied, wearying.

5. to make or become weary; fatigue or tire:

More examples(as adjective)

"rides can be wearying."

"years can be wearying."

"travels can be wearying."

"scenarios can be wearying."

"pursuits can be wearying."

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Origin

(weary)