overweary

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v overweary tire excessively
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Overweary To weary too much; to tire out.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • overweary To exhaust with fatigue; tire out.
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Usage

In literature:

And in the feeling that the worst was passed, the overwearied ones turned round, and fell placidly to sleep.
"The Last Days of Pompeii" by Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
Overwearied in body and mind, the family retired to rest, but some of them, alas!
"Off-Hand Sketches" by T. S. Arthur
Send me this good horse to the stables, sahib; I am overweary.
"Rung Ho!" by Talbot Mundy
He was much calmer now, though overwearied with the strain of his many journeys.
"The Wendigo" by Algernon Blackwood
One night he wrought hard by the glimmer of his wretched lamp, until, overwearied, he fell fast asleep, and slept like one dead.
"St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, Vol. 5, January 1878, No. 3" by Various
The tutor was overwearied with incessant struggles to keep the two from variance.
"Hubert's Wife" by Minnie Mary Lee
In after-life, when overwearied, this part of the limb was very troublesome.
"Charles Carleton Coffin" by William Elliot Griffis
For which I, by night and sunshine, tax my overwearied brain; Till, alas!
"Graham's Magazine Vol XXXIII No. 2 August 1848" by Various
Nor will He allow me to get overwearied with vain efforts.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Volume 20. July, 1877." by Various
The sleepers within the levee hut slept on, being overweary.
"The River's Children" by Ruth McEnery Stuart
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In poetry:

Once this good man we mourn, overwearied,
Worn, anxious, oppressed,
Was going out from his audience chamber
For a season to rest;
"Abraham Lincoln" by Phoebe Cary
God-like his mission, and I count him one,
The gray-hair'd man, within whose large deep breast
A giant's soul beat till his task was done,
And, overwearied, he himself took rest.
"Livingstone" by Alexander Anderson