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Definition of "aweary" []

  • Archaic Tired; weary. (adjective)

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 "aweary" in a sentence
  • "Then he went aweary to his manger, while the Bull thanked him and blessed him."
  • "So the strife redoubled and the weapons together clashed and ceased not bate and debate and naught was to be seen but blood flowing and necks bowing; nor did the swords cease on the napes of men to make play nor the strife to rage with more and more affray, till the most part of the night was past away and the two hosts were aweary of the mellay."
  • "Then army met army and breasts fell under hoof, whilst spear and sword ruled the day and forearms and wrists grew weak and the coursers seemed created without legs; 395 nor did the herald of-war cease calling to fight, till arms were aweary and day took flight and night came on with darkness dight."
Words like "aweary"
beaten-down
deep-sunken
dust-stained
dust-streaked
much-injured
sallow-looking
salt-encrusted
seedy-looking
seventeen-year
stolid-looking
sud-denly
heavenward