weary

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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (tired)
a. cansado
I was feeling weary from the day's journey, and my eyes were deceiving me.Me encontraba cansado de la jornada, y me engañaban los ojos.
The weary travelers decided to spend the night at the town inn.Los viajeros cansados decidieron pasar la noche en la posada del pueblo.
b. de cansancio
She agreed with a weary smile to walk a little farther.Con una sonrisa de cansancio, consintió en caminar un poco más.
2. (causing fatigue)
a. pesado
After a flight of 11 weary hours, we finally arrived in Istanbul.Después de un vuelo de 11 pesadas horas, por fin llegamos a Estambul.
3. (annoyed)
a. harto
She is weary of being bullied by her classmates.Está harta de que sus compañeros de clase la acosen.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
After two hours, I became weary of waiting for her.Después de dos horas, me harté de esperarla.
All the members of the family were growing weary of her airs.Los integrantes de la familia se estaban hartando de los aires que se daba.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (to cause fatigue)
a. cansar
Stacking firewood for eight hours was beginning to weary him.Apilar leña durante ocho horas empezaba a cansarlo.
5. (to annoy)
a. hartar
My boss's nagging was wearying me, so I started looking for another job.Las regañinas de mi jefe me hartaban, así que me puse a buscar otro trabajo.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
6. (to grow tired of)
a. cansarse
The singer wearied of the persistent questions from the press.El cantante se cansó de las preguntas interminables de la prensa.
b. hartarse
Her boss is wearying of her constant complaints about the schedule.Su jefa se está hartando de sus quejas constantes sobre el horario.
c. aburrirse
I'm wearying of the monotony of my data entry work.Me estoy aburriendo de la monotonía de mi trabajo de entrada de datos.
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weary
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. cansado(a)
to be weary of somethingestar hastiado(a) de algo
to grow weary of somethinghartarse de algo
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (tire)
a. fatigar, cansar
3. (annoy)
a. hartar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (general)
a. cansarse, hartarse
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weary [ˈwɪərɪ]
adjective
wearier (comparative)weariest (superlative)
1 [+person] cansado
McKinnon sounded a little weary In a weary voice she read her instructions aloud Jay did not reply at once, and when he did it was with a weary voice
[+sigh, smile, voice] de cansancio
He gave her a distant, weary smile All of this she answers with dutiful politeness and a slightly weary look Rachel gave a long weary sigh Kemp was getting weary; it was like talking to a half-articulate ape
to be weary of sth/sb estar cansado or harto de algo/algn; to be weary of doing sth estar cansado or harto de hacer algo; to grow weary [+person] cansarse
to [grow] weary [of] (doing) sth
he had grown weary of travelling se había cansado de viajar
Psychiatrists have grown weary of psychiatrist jokes It is understandable that America may be weary of that role She was weary of cooking dinner for one, and being alone The troops are growing weary of being confined to barracks
2 (tiring) [+wait, day] pesado
five weary hours cinco agotadoras horas
transitive verb
cansar; agotar
Wyman said nothing. Smithson wearied him the children wearied her with their constant noise and prattle
intransitive verb
to weary of sth/sb cansarse or hartarse de algo/algn
The public had wearied of his repeated warnings to weary of doing sth He is beginning to weary of sitting still
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