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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of outweary.

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Examples

  • But tedious repetition of failure had outwearied her, and now she saw Milvain in the sunshine of progress, dwelt upon the worldly advantages of gifts and a temperament such as his.

    New Grub Street

  • A familiar symptom of the malady which falls upon outwearied imagination.

    New Grub Street

  • Brabant, where her father was in high command; that the duenna her companion, outwearied by the exercise, was taking her siesta within; for that her pacing nag, having cast a shoe on reaching the wood, the ferryman had undertaken to conduct to the nearest smithy the venerable chaplain and serving-man constituting her escort.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 56, No. 345, July, 1844

  • I had a stretcher laid near the door, and very often a poor fellow was laid upon it, outwearied by the terrible conveyance from the front.

    Wonderful Adventures of Mrs. Seacole in Many Lands

  • But he is never brilliant; he has outwearied many a deeper man by his indefatigable evenness and persistance; he is Giant Despair to the brilliant young men.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 05, No. 32, June, 1860

  • Thrice, hot with rage, he circles all Mount Aventine; thrice he assails the rocky portals in vain; thrice he sinks down outwearied in the valley.

    The Aeneid of Virgil

  • But, I think, my deity lies at last outwearied, or my hatred sleeps and is satisfied?

    The Aeneid of Virgil

  • For while I plunge down byways, and swerve from where the familiar streets ran, Creüsa, alas! whether, torn by fate from her unhappy husband, she stood still, or did she mistake the way, or sink down outwearied?

    The Aeneid of Virgil

  • But at last his citizens, outwearied by his mad excesses, surround him and his house in arms, cut down his comrades, and hurl fire on his roof.

    The Aeneid of Virgil

  • All, outwearied, have given up and leapt headlong to the ground, or flung themselves wretchedly into the fire:

    The Aeneid of Virgil

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