Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being weary or tired; that lassitude or exhaustion of strength which is induced by labor, or lack of sleep or rest; fatigue.
- n. Mental depression proceeding from monotonous continuance; tedium; ennui; languor.
- n. A feeling of dissatisfaction or vexation with something or with its continuance.
- n. Synonyms Lassitude, etc. See fatigue.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The quality or state of being weary or tried; lassitude; exhaustion of strength; fatigue.
- n. temporary loss of strength and energy resulting from hard physical or mental work
“Ceased only that form of service which brings weariness, and have found perfect happiness in the ability to continue service without weariness_. ”
“As I was setting up that afternoon, the weariness from the past week began to fade and the reality of the situation set it: I was in line of sight of the display (shown above) by Artist Guest of Honor (and friend of SF Signal) John Picacio.”
“I feel this article somewhat misses the point - indeed it has more than a touch of mandarin weariness and disdain about it, or else technocratic superiority.”
“The light from the bedroom pooled at the entrance to the main room, and I could see the glitter of his strange eyes, the expression of weariness across the elegant lines of his face.”
“This weariness is interrupted by the knocking of an Indian on your window … tap, tap, tap …”
“Perhaps the weariness is simply the exhaustion of a full-time mother – Daly and her husband, the TV presenter and Radio 1 DJ Vernon Kay, do not employ a nanny at their Buckinghamshire home.”
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“So up and down the spiral staircases he goes, a rumpled mess wearing a wrinkled golf shirt, disheveled graying hair, and the scars and weariness from a lifetime's worth of beatings.”
“Europe today is showing signs of near-term weariness after the recent rally that has carried it from its first-half low on May 25," said”
“When Ali bin Bakkar heard this, his colour changed and he was troubled and answered, “I never heard till this day of his departure and, if the case be as thou sayest, weariness is come upon me.””
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