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

Translation of weary in Spanish:

adjective -rier, -riest

  • 1 (tired)
    (person/legs)
    cansado
    (sigh)
    de cansancio
    she was feeling weary
    se sentía or se encontraba cansada
    to be weary of something/-ing
    estar cansado or harto or aburrido de algo/+ infinitive
    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.
  • 2 (tiring, tedious)
    (journey)
    cansado or (South America) 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 -ries, -rying, -ried

  • 1 (tire)
    Example sentences
    • They were both dirty and tired-looking, wearied by the journey.
    • Save for the rifles, there appeared to be no difference between exhausted captive and wearied captor.
    • In this case, not a lot has changed in the past millennium and a half, except that we're more likely to be wearied by tedium, ennui or heartsickness than by physical fatigue.
  • 2 (annoy)
    Example sentences
    • Already there are signs that he is wearying of questions about next year's duel with the Americans but the bad news for him is that the inquisition will intensify with each month.
    • EU integrationists by direct comparison seem very trustworthy indeed - even if some are wearying of their noble duties.
    • Having spent a year immersed in the event, Sloan is wearying of the same old arguments, revisiting debates she thought were closed years ago.

intransitive verb -ries, -rying, -ried

  • [formal or literary] (tire)
    cansarse
    hartarse
    aburrirse
    to weary of something/somebody
    cansarse or hartarse or aburrirse de algo/alguien
    he soon wearied of city life
    pronto se cansó or se hartó or se aburrió de la vida de ciudad

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