Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Archaic Tired; weary.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. weary, tired.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Weary.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Weary; tired.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. physically and mentally fatigued

Etymologies

a- +‎ weary (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Then he went aweary to his manger, while the Bull thanked him and blessed him.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • So the strife redoubled and the weapons together clashed and ceased not bate and debate and naught was to be seen but blood flowing and necks bowing; nor did the swords cease on the napes of men to make play nor the strife to rage with more and more affray, till the most part of the night was past away and the two hosts were aweary of the mellay.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Then army met army and breasts fell under hoof, whilst spear and sword ruled the day and forearms and wrists grew weak and the coursers seemed created without legs; 395 nor did the herald of-war cease calling to fight, till arms were aweary and day took flight and night came on with darkness dight.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • “Ye have fought through all this day and are aweary of fight; so it behoveth that you return to your places and sleep and not sit up.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • War and come to the presence of my Lord, for I am aweary of the world.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • So return to him, O thou monk, and say that the single combat shall take place to morrow, for this day we have come off our journey and are aweary; but after rest neither reproach nor blame fear ye.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • If thou accept this, I will go up with thee to the Sultan of Bassorah 380 and will tell him that thou art my nephew, the son of my brother, and bring thee to be appointed Wazir in my place that I may keep the house for, by Allah, O my son, I am stricken in years and aweary.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • At the end of the third year I waxed aweary of this lonesome mourning, and one day I happened to enter the cenotaph when vexed and angry with some matter which had thwarted me, and suddenly I heard her say: — O my lord, I never hear thee vouch safe a single word to me!

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • I am aweary of awaiting thine arrival; for indeed long hath been thine absence from the lover which longeth for thee.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The birds and the flying Jinn fought in the air and the beasts and men and the foot-faring Jann in the dust and I fought with Al-Dimiryat, till I was aweary and he not less so.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

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