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Wordnet 3.0


1. producing exhaustion;
- Example: "an exhausting march"
- Example: "the visit was especially wearing"
[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. Wearying.] [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] So shall he waste his means, weary his soldiers. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To make weary of anything; to exhaust the patience of, as by continuance. [1913 Webster] I stay too long by thee; I weary thee. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. To harass by anything irksome. [1913 Webster] I would not cease To weary him with my assiduous cries. --Milton. [1913 Webster] To weary out, to subdue or exhaust by fatigue. [1913 Webster] Syn: To jade; tire; fatigue; fag. See Jade. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

wearying adj 1: producing exhaustion; "an exhausting march"; "the visit was especially wearing" [syn: exhausting, tiring, wearing, wearying]
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, yawny