weary of

phrasal verb

wearied of; wearying of; wearies of
: to become bored by (something) : to stop being interested in (something)
He quickly wearied of answering their questions.

Examples of weary of in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Achieving these goals will require a tricky set of moves by Washington, and Americans are weary of the military, economic, and human toll of their country’s commitments in the Middle East. Suzanne Maloney, Foreign Affairs, 8 Apr. 2024 This is a great fan base, weary of the wait for the Angels’ next great team. Bill Shaikin, Los Angeles Times, 6 Apr. 2024 Mary spots an opportunity to plant him in the path of the king, who’s whispered to be growing weary of his current favorite, the Earl of Somerset (Laurie Davidson). Angie Han, The Hollywood Reporter, 3 Apr. 2024 After growing weary of listening to Daly’s every space command, the crew members team up to destroy the digital Daly, leaving real-life Daly lifeless in his chair at home. Kalia Richardson, Rolling Stone, 14 Mar. 2024 By the mid-1960s, the Supreme Court grew weary of the ploys. Nikole Hannah-Jones, New York Times, 13 Mar. 2024 For a world grown weary of familiar superheroes, fear not! Mathew Scott, The Hollywood Reporter, 12 Mar. 2024 Crime novelists have a history of growing weary of their detectives. Hillary Kelly, The Atlantic, 11 Mar. 2024 But the natives grew weary of the Spaniards after six months. Jeff Suess, The Enquirer, 27 Feb. 2024

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“Weary of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weary%20of. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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