Definition of Overweary

1. Verb. Tire excessively.




Definition of Overweary

1. v. t. To weary too much; to tire out.

Definition of Overweary

1. Verb. (transitive) To weary too much; to tire out. ¹

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Definition of Overweary

1. [v -RIED, -RYING, -RIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overweary

overwater
overwatered
overwatering
overwaters
overwax
overwaxed
overwaxes
overwaxing
overweak
overweaning
overwear
overwearied
overwearies
overwearing
overwears
overweary (current term)
overwearying
overweather
overweathered
overweathering
overweathers
overween
overweened
overweener
overweeners
overweening
overweeningly
overweeningness
overweens
overweigh

Literary usage of Overweary

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1. An Examination of the Shelley Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library by Blaise Pascal, Zacharie Tourneur, Didier Anzieu, Stoke Newington (London, England). Public Libraries Committee, John Humphreys Whitfield, Charles Dealtry Locock, Bodleian Library (1903)
"... Where & let sleep quench those innocent lights Sleep, the sweet dew of overweary ... lights Sleep the fresh dew of overweary 50 That * * * faint love; ..."

2. The Black Arrow: A Tale of the Two Roses by Robert Louis Stevenson (1888)
"Half starved and overweary as they were, they lay without moving, sunk in a delightful lassitude. And as they thus lay, the clang of a bell fell suddenly ..."

3. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1905)
"... is usually best spent by going to some quiet and healthful resort in a climate less taxing than that in which the overweary man habitually dwells. ..."

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