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I've just recently noticed this, and it's irritating me more than it should
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wea·ry /ˈwɪəri/ [weer-ee] adjective, -ri·er, -ri·est, verb, -ried, -ry·ing.
–adjective
1. physically or mentally exhausted by hard work, exertion, strain, etc.; fatigued; tired: weary eyes; a weary brain.
2. characterized by or causing fatigue: a weary journey.
3. impatient or dissatisfied with something (often fol. by of): weary of excuses.
4. characterized by or causing impatience or dissatisfaction; tedious; irksome: a weary wait.
–verb (used with object), verb (used without object)
5. to make or become weary; fatigue or tire: The long hours of work have wearied me.
6. to make or grow impatient or dissatisfied with something or at having too much of something (often fol. by of): The long drive had wearied us of desert scenery. We had quickly wearied at such witless entertainment.
[Origin: bef. 900; (adj.) ME wery, OE wérig; c. OS -wōrig; akin to OE wōrian to crumble, break down, totter; (v.) ME werien, OE wér(i)gian, deriv. of the adj.]

—Related forms
wea·ri·ly, adverb
wea·ri·ness, noun
wea·ry·ing·ly, adverb

—Synonyms 1. spent. See tired1. 4. tiresome, wearisome. 5. exhaust. 6. irk; jade.
—Antonyms 1. energetic. 4. interesting. 6. interest.


war·y /ˈwɛəri/ [wair-ee]
–adjective, war·i·er, war·i·est.
1. watchful; being on one's guard against danger.
2. arising from or characterized by caution: to give someone a wary look.
[Origin: 1545–55; ware2 + -y1]

—Related forms
war·i·ly, adverb
war·i·ness, noun

—Synonyms 1. alert, vigilant, guarded, circumspect, prudent. See careful.
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From: lobotomymonkey Date: Thursday 2nd October 2008 16.26 (UTC) (Link)
Are you finding one of these misused as the other one? Which?

valamelmeo From: valamelmeo Date: Thursday 2nd October 2008 18.06 (UTC) (Link)
Yeah, I hadn't seen it at all before a few months ago and now I'm seeing it everywhere. People using "weary" when they obviously mean "wary".
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