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weary

Pronunciation: /ˈwɪri; ˈwɪəri/

Translation of weary in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo (-rier, -riest)

  • 1.1 (tired) [person/legs] cansado; [sigh] de cansancio she was feeling weary se sentía or se encontraba cansada to be weary of sth/-ing estar* cansado or harto or aburrido de algo/+ infinitive/infinitivo she was weary of his childishness/of waiting estaba cansada or harta or aburrida de sus tonterías/de esperar I had grown weary of her complaints me había cansado or hartado or aburrido de sus quejas
    Example sentences
    • He sighed, suddenly feeling weary and old.
    • An older man with gray hair stepped into the room and sank down into one of the plastic chairs with a weary sigh, dropping his head into his hands.
    • The detective took a step back, sighing, rubbing his weary eyes with his hand.
    Example sentences
    • I have grown so weary of the endless preparations that I have begun to take long walks around the countryside.
    • I am so weary of the Republican AND Democratic response to world crisis.
    • Personally I'm a little weary of this kind of soft, gentle electronica.
    1.2 (tiring, tedious) [journey] cansado or (South America/América del Sur) cansador or (Colombia) (Venezuela) cansón; [wait] tedioso, pesado
    Example sentences
    • I flew to Turkey on July 7, and made my way on a series of long, weary bus journeys to the Iraq border, manned by both Kurdish and American soldiers.
    • It hooked securely to the ledge, and he began his slow, weary climb up the side of the tower.
    • But he said nothing and Allie had no choice but to follow him as they began their weary trek across the wide, empty beach.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-ries, -rying, -ried)

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (-ries, -rying, -ried)

  • [formal or liter] (tire) cansarse, hartarse, aburrirse to weary of sth/sb cansarse or hartarse or aburrirse de algo/algn he soon wearied of city life pronto se cansó or se hartó or se aburrió de la vida de ciudad

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