Definition of weariness in English:


Syllabification: wea·ri·ness
Pronunciation: /ˈwi(ə)rēnis


  • 1Extreme tiredness; fatigue: he began to feel weariness
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    • This time, I've not been sleeping from weariness.
    • Virtually worn out by the life he has led, there is a weariness in his character's every movement.
    • He ran a hand through his unkempt dark hair with undisguised weariness.
  • 2Reluctance to see or experience any more of something: hardship at home produced war-weariness
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    • Her lawyer confirmed her client's increasing weariness over the delays.
    • Doubtless, the PM's strategy also depends on an increasing weariness over the subject among voters.
    • There is also a growing weariness in rural communities over the impacts of the recent war.

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