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  1. (poetic) weary, tired.
    • (RQ:Shakespeare Merchant), I-ii - ...my little body is of this great world.
    • 1830: w:Alfred Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Wikisource:Mariana, Mariana - She said, 'I am aweary, aweary, / I would that I were dead!'
    • 1849+: w:George Ticknor, George Ticknor, History Of Spanish Literature - And all his people told him that their horses were , and that they were themselves.
    • 1854: w:Charles Dickens, Charles Dickens, Wikisource:Hard Times: Second Book: Chapter VIII, Hard Times: Second Book: Chapter VIII - ...when he is of vice, and of virtue, used up as to brimstone, and used up as to bliss; then, whether he take to the serving out of red tape, or to the kindling of red fire, he is the very Devil.
    • 1891: w:Arthur Conan Doyle, Arthur Conan Doyle, Wikisource:The White Company - Chapter XII, The White Company - Chapter XII - "Nay, save that she seems aweary".
    • 1924 (posthumous, died 1910): w:Mark Twain, Mark Twain, Autobiography - I was aweary, aweary, and I put it in the waste basket. Ten days later the bill came again, and with it a shadowy threat. I waste-basketed it.
    • 1940: w:Ngaio Marsh, Ngaio Marsh, Death of a Peer - "I am with watching," said Frid. "Praise to Allah the day is ours. Ho, slaves!"
Etymology: a- + weary


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