weariness

[ UK /wˈi‍əɹɪnəs/ ]
[ US /ˈwɪɹinəs/ ]
NOUN
  1. temporary loss of strength and energy resulting from hard physical or mental work
    he was hospitalized for extreme fatigue
    growing fatigue was apparent from the decline in the execution of their athletic skills
    weariness overcame her after twelve hours and she fell asleep
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How To Use weariness In A Sentence

  • I went into the office to find the offender, and saw a worried woman crumpled in a chair in the corner, wearing a look of weariness and doubt.
  • As one character says here, with desperate weariness: ‘We electrocuted him, gassed him, put him in front of a firing squad.’
  • It is claimed, probably incorrectly, that in social environments yawning and weariness are due to an accumulation of carbon dioxide.
  • And a general weariness in having the same conversation about genre versus the mainstream that crops up whenever a young'un who hasn't bothered to read anything published on the internet over the last decade gets the bright idea to write in haphazard fashion about a topic that's like the same piece of gum masticated for a month. [Guest Post] Part 1: A Manifesto of Imaginative Literature by Justin Allen
  • A hand that trembled slightly brushed against his forehead as if it could wipe away the weariness.
  • [14] In the Greek, however short the metre and however long the ode, there is no weariness from monotony; for the interchange of anapaest, dactyl, and spondee, in the lines of from only four to six syllables each, makes a constant and pleasing variety. Songs and Hymns of the Earliest Greek Christian Poets
  • The men were all very grimy, and their weariness showed in their filthy faces.
  • The answer to that question had not been arrived at when they dropped asleep, lulled by the sound of rippling water and the _crop, crop, crop_ made by the grazing ponies, and this time their weariness was so great that sleep overcame them both. A Dash from Diamond City
  • Joining a germinal but growing movement, the soldiers represent that war-weariness and a desired return to sanity in the country.
  • As the waves lap in think I detect a note of weariness in the endlessly repeated motion.
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