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weary
British English: /ˈwɪəri/
American English: /ˈwɪri/

Translation of weary in German:

adjective

  • 1
    (tired)
    weary to death
    sterbensmüde
    [formal]
  • 2 (bored, impatient) See examples:be weary of something
    einer Sache Gen. überdrüssig sein
    etwas satt haben
    [colloquial]

transitive verb

  • be wearied by something
    durch etwas erschöpft sein
    a wearying day
    ein anstrengender Tag
    all this bickering was beginning to weary me
    allmählich hatte ich das ganze Gezänk satt
    [colloquial]

intransitive verb

  • weary of something/somebody
    einer Sache/jemandes überdrüssig werden

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