Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Tasteless, having a sickly flavour; insipid.
  • adj. Sickly, wizened, feeble.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Weak; withered; shrunk.
  • adj. Insipid; tasteless; unsavory.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Insipid; tasteless; weak; washy.
  • Withered; wizen; shrunk.

Etymologies

Origin uncertain. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • And though he be at a banquet, or at some merry feast, he sighs for grief of heart (as [1849] Cyprian hath it) and cannot sleep though it be upon a down bed; his wearish body takes no rest, [1850] troubled in his abundance, and sorrowful in plenty, unhappy for the present, and more unhappy in the life to come.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • In the Beckett play, Dennehy transforms into the character of Krapp, a "wearish old man" celebrating his sixty-ninth birthday by listening to an audiotape he made of himself on his thirty-ninth.

    Inside Higher Ed

  • - godmode (You are HERO) - super jump - I like housetop (if You use 80 value on file - Terminator, Rambo & Chuck Norris is .... wearish) - ok speed (You are not turtle) - no tire

    Fulldls.com

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