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1 depleted in strength, energy, or freshness
  • disoriented, bleary passengers departing from the red-eye

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2 not seen or understood clearly
  • the bleary outline of a fishing boat could just be seen through the fog

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The first known use of bleary was in the 14th century

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“Bleary.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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