overweary

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From over- +‎ weary.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌəʊvə(ɹ)ˈwɪəɹi/

VerbEdit

overweary (third-person singular simple present overwearies, present participle overwearying, simple past and past participle overwearied)

  1. (transitive) To weary too much; to tire out.
    • 1688, John Dryden, The Life of St Francis Xavier
      he hung down his head, as overwearied, and leaned upon his pulpit

AdjectiveEdit

overweary (comparative more overweary, superlative most overweary)

  1. Overly weary; too tired or worn out.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for overweary in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)