1. [syn: exhausting, tiring, wearing, wearying]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Weary \Wea"ry\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Wearied; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To reduce or exhaust the physical strength or endurance
of; to tire; to fatigue; as, to weary one's self with
labor or traveling.
So shall he waste his means, weary his soldiers.
2. To make weary of anything; to exhaust the patience of, as
I stay too long by thee; I weary thee. --Shak.
3. To harass by anything irksome.
I would not cease
To weary him with my assiduous cries. --Milton.
To weary out, to subdue or exhaust by fatigue.
Syn: To jade; tire; fatigue; fag. See Jade.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: producing exhaustion; "an exhausting march"; "the visit
was especially wearing" [syn: exhausting, tiring,
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
31 Moby Thesaurus words for "wearying":
boresome, boring, burdensome, draining, exhausting, fatiguesome,
fatiguing, grinding, grueling, harsh, heavy, irksome, killing,
onerous, oppressive, overburdensome, punishing, straining,
stressful, stupefyingly boring, stuporific, tiresome, tiring,
toilsome, trying, tyrannous, weariful, wearing, wearisome, weighty,