Left Definition 1 of 3Right
LampPro Tip 1/3
Physical EffortPlay
Use 'weary' to express a deep physical tiredness, often from work or exercise. SlideThe construction workers were weary after lifting heavy materials all day.
LampPro Tip 2/3
Subtle ExhaustionPlay
'Weary' conveys a more profound exhaustion than 'tired' and can imply mental tiredness as well. SlideHe was weary from the constant stress of meeting deadlines.
LampPro Tip 3/3
Gradual TirednessPlay
The word often suggests a slow build-up of fatigue, rather than sudden tiredness. SlideShe grew weary as the hours passed by in the waiting room.