wearied or tired; fatigued.
He said, “I am aweary, aweary, I wish these flies were dead.”
Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 11, June 11, 1870 Various
I am aweary, good strangers, I pray you lead me to her grave.
A Tramp Abroad, Complete Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
I am aweary of these borrowed letters, –Borrowed love-makings!
Cyrano de Bergerac Edmond Rostand
He was aweary, he said, and indeed he looked it; but he would not alight.
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court, Complete Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
He was aweary of the business of his kingdom, and wished only to end his days quietly near his three daughters.
Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare E. Nesbit
“Well, but I am not aweary, and have no aventures to tell,” Milly makes answer.
Joyce Morrell’s Harvest Emily Sarah Holt
We are aweary now, and would fain return to our comrades on the shore, but we will return by and by.
Alfgar the Dane or the Second Chronicle of Aescendune A. D. Crake
I am most sad and most aweary Of this routine of state, unrestful splendor.
Virginia, A Tragedy Marion Forster Gilmore
It is all picturesque enough; but the fact is, we are aweary.
Essays of Travel Robert Louis Stevenson
I often think of that speech of Macbeth’s, “I ‘gin to be aweary of the sun.”
Phantom Fortune, A Novel M. E. Braddon
upon or toward the weather side of a vessel; in the direction of the wind (opposed to alee). adverb, adjective (postpositive) (nautical) towards the weather: with the helm aweather Compare alee
filled with or expressing awe. an overwhelming feeling of reverence, admiration, fear, etc., produced by that which is grand, sublime, extremely powerful, or the like: in awe of God; in awe of great political figures. Archaic. power to inspire fear or reverence. Obsolete. fear or dread. to inspire with awe. to influence or restrain by […]
(of an anchor) just free of the bottom; atrip: Anchors aweigh! Historical Examples By this time, our last anchor was aweigh, and the ship was clear of the bottom. Afloat And Ashore James Fenimore Cooper adjective (postpositive) (nautical) (of an anchor) no longer hooked into the bottom; hanging by its rode adj. “raised, perpendicular,” 1620s, […]
displaying no awe; unawed. not to be awed; fearless. rude; impertinent. Historical Examples This insensitive viewpoint, aweless before the cosmic spectacle, arouses a train of events which brings its own awakening. Autobiography of a YOGI Paramhansa Yogananda