Synonyms of weary in English:


See definition of weary


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


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