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Definition of "overwearying" []

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

Use "overwearying" in a sentence
  • "This perfect familiarity rendered all such scenes of natural beauty unexciting, if not indifferent to them, by lulling and overwearying the imagination as far as it was concerned with such things; but there was another kind of beauty which they found it required effort to obtain, and which, when thoroughly obtained, seemed more glorious than any of this wild loveliness -- the beauty of the human countenance and form."