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Definition of "overweary" [o•ver•wea•ry]

  • So weary as to be totally exhausted. (adjective)
  • To tire out utterly; exhaust. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "overweary" in a sentence
  • "As for the attempt of Veragua, or Signior PEZORO'S house by land, by marching through the woods; he liked not of, lest it might overweary his men by continual labour; whom he studied to refresh and strengthen for his next service forenamed."
  • "Washington's face never betrayed him, but a glad look came to the overweary eyes."
  • "Send me this good horse to the stables, sahib; I am overweary."