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Exhausted and dispirited by war or conflict.‘an increasingly war-weary population’
- ‘In Britain, Churchill and Milner were the main advocates of this, but Lloyd George, fearing disaffection among war-weary troops and workers, was opposed.’
- ‘In fact, many Russians bad good reason for resenting the Allied occupation, especially the thousands of war-weary people who had been conscripted.’
- ‘With a little money and a lot of grit, they had found a way for the war-weary people of Kosovo to reconnect with one another as well as with the world.’
- ‘Most parts of the interior are inaccessible due to the continuing fighting, making it difficult for aid agencies to reach war-weary residents in these areas.’
- ‘Security has become a pressing concern here and war-weary residents yesterday cheered news of a breakthrough on the deployment of a British-led international security force.’
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