Synonyms of weary in English:


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See UK English definition of weary

See Spanish definition of cansado


1‘he arrived home weary after cycling several miles’

tired, tired out, worn out, exhausted, fatigued, overtired, sleepy, drowsy, wearied, sapped, dog-tired, spent, drained, jet-lagged, played out, debilitated, prostrate, enervated, jaded, low
informal all in, done, done in, done up, dead, dead beat, dead tired, dead on one's feet, asleep on one's feet, ready to drop, fagged out, burnt out, bushed, worn to a frazzle, shattered
British informal knackered, whacked
North American informal pooped, tuckered out, gassed

energetic, fresh

2‘she was weary of their constant arguments’

tired of, fed up with, bored by, bored with, sick of, sick and tired of, jaded by, jaded with, surfeited by, surfeited with, satiated by, glutted by, glutted with
have had enough of
informal have had a basinful of, have had it up to here with, have had something up to here


3‘the weary journey began’

tiring, exhausting, wearying, fatiguing, enervating, draining, sapping, stressful, wearing, trying, crushing
demanding, exacting, taxing, challenging, burdensome, arduous, gruelling, punishing, grinding, onerous, difficult, hard, tough, heavy, laborious, back-breaking, crippling, strenuous, rigorous, uphill

refreshing, enjoyable


1‘she was wearied by her persistent cough’

tire, tire out, fatigue, wear out, overtire, exhaust, drain, sap, wash out, tax, overtax, enervate, debilitate, enfeeble, jade, incapacitate, devitalize, prostrate
informal whack, bush, shatter, frazzle, wear to a frazzle, poop, take it out of, fag out, do in, knock out
British informal knacker


2‘this must be stated again at the risk of wearying the reader’

bore, tire, make fed up
irk, irritate, exhaust someone's patience, annoy, exasperate, get on someone's nerves
informal get to


3‘her friend had also wearied of the struggle’

tire of, become weary of, get weary of, become tired of, get tired of, become fed up with, get fed up with, become fed to death with, get fed to death with, become bored by, become bored with, get bored by, get bored with, become satiated with, get satiated with, become jaded with, get jaded with, become sick of, get sick of, become sick to death of, get sick to death of, sicken of
have had enough of, have had a surfeit of, have had a glut of
informal become bored of, get bored of, have had something up to here