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Definition of "overwearied" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of overweary. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "overwearied" in a sentence
  • "But overwearied and warm from the fire, he could not keep his eyes open."
  • "The tutor was overwearied with incessant struggles to keep the two from variance."
  • "We forget what these men endure -- their risks, their privations, their fatigues, their anxieties, _their battles with themselves_, when sleep -- more insidious than even the lurking enemy in the bush -- tugs at their heavy eyelids, and their overwearied senses are barely held to their allegiance by the strongest mental effort."
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