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

  • adj. Wearied by traveling.

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  • adj. Weary from travelling.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Wearied by traveling.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Wearied or worn by or in traveling.


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way +‎ worn


  • Hotels and boardinghouses were sold out, and some halls and bars spread pallets upon their floors to accommodate wayworn arrivals.

    A Country of Vast Designs

  • On May 4 he arrived in New Orleans a wayworn and nearly forgotten man.

    A Country of Vast Designs

  • Suppose some of the boys had seen me coming through Canterbury, wayworn and ragged, and should find me out?

    David Copperfield

  • It was a serious consideration to me, who at that time was travelling through the West with a very small and very wayworn portmanteau, with Glasgow, Torquay, Boston, Rock Island, and I know not what besides upon it.

    The Englishwoman in America

  • London, he looked at _me_, then at _it_, suspiciously, as if doubting whether the possessor of such a little wayworn portmanteau could he the _bonâ fide_ owner of such a sum as the figures represented.

    The Englishwoman in America

  • The inn was so full that my hostess said she could not give me a bed — rather an unwelcome announcement to a wayworn traveller — and with considerable complacency she took me into

    The Englishwoman in America

  • Care beset the wayworn travelers, as to when they should go to bed and rest them.

    The Nibelungenlied

  • All the African travellers, wayworn, solitary and sad, submit themselves again to drunken, murderous, man-selling despots, of the lowest order of humanity; and Mungo

    Reprinted Pieces

  • As he stood in the doorway, the poor old careworn wayworn woman burst into tears, and clasped her hands, as if in a very agony she prayed to him.

    Our Mutual Friend

  • Down that hill came a horseman slowly, with nobody to notice him, though himself on the watch for everybody; and there in the bottom below the first cottage he allowed his horse to turn aside and cool hot feet and leathery lips, in a brown pool spread by Providence for the comfort of wayworn roadsters.

    Mary Anerley


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