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  • adverb In an wearied manner; wearily.

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Examples

  • If they died by violent hands, and were thrust into their urns, these bones become considerable, and some old philosophers would honour them, whose souls they conceived most pure, which were thus snatched from their bodies, and to retain a stronger propension unto them; whereas they weariedly left a languishing corpse and with faint desires of reunion.

    Hydriotaphia, or Urn-burial

  • Turning weariedly away, she sought relief in the landscape.

    The Trespasser

  • Helena sat weariedly and watched the rolling of the sleeping travellers and the dull blank of the night sheering off outside.

    The Trespasser

  • Worn with loss of sleep and fruitless efforts to bring the frightened Bogobos to reason, he welcomed Terry weariedly to the little hut that had been sat aside for his use.

    Terry A Tale of the Hill People

  • He spoke weariedly and rather impatiently, when he said he could not call again.

    Real Ghost Stories

  • Careless of repose for his tired and aged body, he has not undressed, but motioning off his attendants with impatient gesture, ungirding his sabre, and throwing off the chain of gold to which the royal medal was attached, his head sinks weariedly and sadly upon the oaken table before him.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 5, No. 5, May, 1864 Devoted To Literature And National Policy

  • Slowly, and a trifle weariedly, the five made their way across the island.

    Jim Spurling, Fisherman or Making Good

  • "Unintelligent!" mutters the man, weariedly; and, rising dejectedly from the Alderman, lurches, with a crash, upon the Assistant-Assessor.

    Punchinello, Volume 1, No. 11, June 11, 1870

  • Mademoiselle sank weariedly into a chair; whilst La Marmotte, with all the silent notes in her heart touched in some undefinable way, hovered over her, fearing to approach her, and yet feeling as if she must.

    Orrain A Romance

  • Paris crowding to early Mass in the Church of Notre Dame before beginning their daily toil, while she lolled weariedly in her carriage after a midnight ball; heroically putting her hand to the plough, she never turned back, and left behind her another religious Sisterhood in

    Life of Venerable Sister Margaret Bourgeois

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